Regional language first priority: Mamata

June 03, 2019 10:44 pm | Updated 10:44 pm IST - Kolkata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday came out in support of the political parties in Tamil Nadu against the imposition of the three-language policy as suggested in the draft of the National Education Policy.

“Every State has a character and a language. Regional language should be the first priority and I fully support regional languages. Bengali is my mother tongue and I love it,” she told journalists.

“Every regional language we must give full support to. You [Centre] must understand that you cannot interfere in everything.”

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