Hours after the Staff Selection Commission (SSC) announced that the Combined Graduate Level Examination-2022 would be conducted in English and Hindi, former Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to bring about an insurmountable language row. Below in regional languages.
In a tweet, the Janata Dal leader said, “SSC Jobs only in Hindi and English. No preference for regional language. If this is not an example of Hindi padding, what is?
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Kumaraswamy said that steps have been taken to conduct examinations in English and Hindi to establish a foothold in Hindi in South India.
BJP is determined to defeat regional languages. They want to build a Samadhi with the principle of trilingualism. This is an attempt to establish a foothold in Hindi in South India,” he said.
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Demanding to conduct the exam in Kannada, he said, “Job opportunities in Karnataka are for Kannadas.”
Meanwhile, Karnataka Home Minister Araka Gyanendra said, “Prime Minister Modi has said that all languages are the soul of this country. All languages are respected. There is no point in talking about it. “
However, BJP leader PC Nagesh said it was an attempt to gain traction ahead of the elections. He said, “It is election time. That is why Kumaraswamy talks like this. If the BJP has stopped the Kannada language that used to be there, it can be said that the BJP is stopping the use of Kannada. not like that. So he is talking because of the election.”
Bharatiya Janata Party’s National General Secretary CD Ravi said, “They are trying to turn everything into an issue. SSC exams are conducted in English and Hindi since 1975. We were not in power then. Deve Gowda became the Prime Minister in 1996. And so it was done. This is not new today. “There is no need for controversy,” he said.
He said the explanatory tests may be in the local language. He said this is a false propaganda they are doing.
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