Demand to Include Bhojpuri in 8th Schedule of Constitution
The Bhojpuri Jan Jagran Abhiyan on Sunday submitted a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting him to include Bhojpuri Language in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.
The memorandum, highlighting the Bhojpuri speaking people’s fight for the constitutional status, said the population of Bhojpuri speaking people is more than 15 core in our country.
Bhojpuri Jan Jagran Abhiyan has also staged its 15th Dharna on Sunday at Jantar Mantar to press for its long standing demand.
A delegation from Assam under the leadership of its Assam convener Dharmendra Chouhan also participated in the dharna.
Other members were Pradip Chauhan, Nagendra Chauhan, Sanjay kumar Singh and Rabindra Pal.