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Minister releases book on linguistic minorities governnance

Posted on Nov 09, 10:05AM | IBNS

Union Minister of Minority Affairs K. Rahman Khan Thursday released a book "An Introduction to CLM Organisation" here.

The book penned by the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities (CLM) Nandlal Jotwani aims at creating awareness about constitutional rights and nationally agreed safeguards for the linguistic minorities and useful information related to them.

Speaking on the occasion the Khan commended the efforts made by the Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities (CLM) and emphasized that constitutional provisions need legislative support for effective implementation.

The Minister said that what is enshrined in the Constitution is very sacrosanct.

Referring to various languages spoken in different states, he said that linguistic minorities not having any state patronage need to be safeguarded more.

The Commissioner for Linguistic Minorities (CLM) is a Constitutional Authority empowered to investigate all matters pertaining to constitutional rights and nationally agreed safeguards for the linguistic minorities.