July 13, 2017
In a move offering due respect to minority languages, Nepal Parliament Speaker, Onsari Gharti Magar, stressed on the need for a lingual policy that is acceptable to all sections.
The Speaker said this in her address at a seminar on ‘constitutional responsibility of the Language Commission and Future Roadmap’, organised by the Language Commission, in Kathmandu, on Wednesday.
She urged the commission to promote minority languages and bring them to a balanced level.
Nepal Academy’s Chancellor, Ganga Prasad Upreti and National Planning Commission Member, Chandra Kant Poudel stressed on the need for proper management of languages for the effective implementation of the constitution.
Lawmakers, Ganeshman Gurung, Aindra Sundar Nembang, and Gopal Dahit asked the government to invest more on research works related to cultural and linguistic diversities.
Stating that languages in existence are invaluable properties of human communities, Commission’s Chair, Laba Dev Awasthi, expressed her commitment towards protection and promotion of all the existing languages of the country.