Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday expressed excessive displeasure over the signboard of a authorities college library with the inscription in English.
Kumar was in Banka district, about 250 km from the state capital, the place he arrived after inspecting a bridge in neighboring Jamui, which was broken after heavy rains final week.
In Banka, Kumar opened a newly constructed hospital and inspected a newly renovated indoor stadium earlier than visiting a highschool. He turned upset when he noticed the signal that mentioned it was a “digital library.”
“Why is that this not in Hindi? We aren’t dwelling within the British period,” he advised District Justice of the Peace Anshul Kumar, who was current there.
#WATCH | Banka: Reportedly, after it was discovered that the signal of a digital library was written in English, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar requested the officers to vary it. He mentioned, “You might be ending the significance of Hindi language. It is our language… Change it (governance)…’
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“Look, I’ve nothing towards English. It was the medium through which I taught throughout my engineering research. Lots of my speeches in Parliament had been additionally in that language,” mentioned Bihar’s longest-serving chief minister.
He added, “However sooner or later I made a decision to advertise using Hindi. That’s the reason I’ve shunned signing in English. Please be sure that this signal is changed as quickly as doable.”
The DM assured Kumar that the required can be performed “at present itself”.
The septuagenarian, who owes his passionate advocacy for Hindi to his ideological devotion to late socialist stalwart Ram Manohar Lohia, has greater than as soon as publicly expressed his displeasure over using English.
In February, he reprimanded an agricultural entrepreneur for giving a presentation that included “too many English phrases.”
A month later, within the state legislative council, he reprimanded chairman Devesh Chandra Thakur, who belongs to his JD(U), when he noticed phrases like ‘honorable’ and ‘talking time’ showing on the digital show.
The Chief Minister was accompanied by Cupboard colleagues and prime authorities officers throughout his tour of the 2 districts.