Schools in Punjab.

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Punjab Govt Amends Punjabi Learning Act; Makes Punjabi Compulsory

The Punjab Cabinet on November 7 approved an amendment in the 'Punjab Learning of Punjabi and other Languages Act, 2008' which makes Punjabi a compulsory subject for students of first to tenth class in Punjab. The amendment also increased the penalties under the act. Reportedly, authorities will impose a fine of Rs 50,000 on the first mistake, and Rs 1 and 2 lakh on the second and third mistakes.  

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 - 08:20 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

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