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Enforce Assamese in Assamese by Apr 14: Sahitya Sabha to govt

The Asom Sahitya Sabha has served an ultimatum for Dispur to ensure Assamese language in all administrative functionings by April 14. It further threatened to sit in stir from fifteenth of April if the government fails to implement it within this period

Addressing a press conference in the city, on Wednesday Asom Sahitya Sabha president Kanaksen Deka said the organisation would urge to the people not to cooperate with the government if it fails to enforce mother tongue in all the official functioning by fourteenth of April.

Mr Deka said after the seventh January incident, a delegation of the Sabha called on Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and submitted a memorandum. On seventh of January, several prominent citizens were arrested while they were participating in the Dispur Cholo programme sponsored by the Sabha.

Mr Deka also demanded immediate steps by the government to ensure Assamese language for the students at the initial level.
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