President gives assent to Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on September 27, 2020
A new law that provides for inclusion of Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi in the list of official languages in Jammu and Kashmir, in addition to Urdu and English, has been notified after President Ram Nath Kovind gave his assent. The Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Act, 2020, received assent of the President on September 26,...
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Published on September 24, 2020 -  05:06
Communal harmony still prevails in J-K's Mattan village
The symbol of communal harmony between different sects is still alive in South Kashmir's Mattan village. In the three localities of Seer Hamdan, Srigufwara, and Mattan village of Anantnag district, brotherhood among Hindus, Muslims, and Sikhs is intact even now. Mattan is one of the famous villages of Anantnag that depicts the age old and rich cultural past of Kashmir in the shape of brotherhood among locals. Before the 90s, a large population of Pandits and Sikh communities were living with Muslims and the village was a unique example of brotherhood and a symbol of communal harmony for many. However, in the 90s, a number of Pandit families left the Valley and migrated to Jammu and other places of the country due to the insurgency.

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Ram Nath Kovind

14th and current President of India
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Former state administered by India
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Urdu

National language and lingua franca of Pakistan; one of the official languages of India; standardised register of Hindustani


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