A test of federalism

Elected representatives from non-Hindi-speaking States are often compelled to protest against the Central government for conducting recruitment tests only in Hindi or English and denying an equal opportunity to many candidates (Front page, “Centre annuls test to recruit postmen,” July 17). Such quiet enforcement, where the state favours one or two languages for competitive recruitment exams, is against the principles of federalism and especially disadvantages those living in rural areas.

H.N. Ramakrishna,


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