Many anomalies had to be corrected after J&K became UT: Jitendra Singh

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New Delhi, Sept 23 (ANI): The Union Minister of State, PMO Jitendra Singh while talking about Jammu & Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020, stated that many past anomalies had to be corrected after J&K became UT. “In erstwhile state of J&K, official languages provision existed from 1957 - Urdu & English were accepted as official language. After becoming a union territory, many past anomalies had to be corrected,” said Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Jammu & Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020. “One great anomaly was that these two languages, put together, are not spoken even by 1% population of J&K,” he further added.

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