Uproar in Lok Sabha over ‘Neglect’ of Hindi in UPSC exams

Uproar in Lok Sabha over ‘Neglect’ of Hindi in UPSC exams

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New Delhi– Hindi Question Hour was washed out in Lok Sabha on Friday, as the House witnessed two adjournments after uproar over “neglect” of Hindi and other regional languages in the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) examinations. SP members, led by Dharmendra Yadav, walked into the Well, followed by RJD members Lalu Prasad and Raghuvansh Prasad Singh among others. Amid the din, Speaker Meira Kumar adjourned the House till 11:30 am. When the House reconvened, the number of protesters swelled with DMK, Shiv Sena and JD(U) members joining the SP and RJD in the Well.

“Angrezi me kaam na hoga. Phir se desh ghulaam na hoga (There will be no work in English. The country will not be a slave again),” they shouted. PTI

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