Giving Equal Importance to all Languages

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G. Kishan Reddy, in a written reply to a question on One Nation-One Language, said that there is no proposal for one nation-one language and added that the Constitution accords equal importance to all the languages of the country.

The Minister also said that language matters are in the Concurrent List of the Constitution of India and are within the executive spheres of the Central Government and the respective State Governments.

The Minister noted that as per the information received from Ministry of Human Resource Development, grant are not released language wise by Ministry of Human Resource Development. The grants allocated during the last three years for the promotion and development of various languages are as under: