Assamese language

Half A CENTURY onto the Assam State Language Bill – The Poison Chalice

By- Dilip Dutta Advertisements Agreeing to the central administration directive issued in 1959 on state languages, the then inept Chief Minister of Assam Bimala Prasad Chaliha, hastily introduced the Delhi directives to make Assamese the only State Language of Assam. On 16 April the Bengali speakers of Cachar District of Assam rejected Chaliha’s plan and […]