‘Test can be held in regional languages’
DMK president M.K. Stalin on Monday claimed victory over the Ministry of Railways’ announcement that the General Departmental Competitive Examinations can be held in local and regional languages.
In a tweet following the announcement, Mr. Stalin said, “The announcement is a victory to the DMK’s efforts. The DMK will continue its fight for the Tamil language.”
Meeting with official
Earlier in the day, 26 MPs from Tamil Nadu had a meeting with the General Manager of Southern Railway in connection with projects in the Chennai and Salem divisions.
“We have insisted that the competitive exams in the Railways should be held in all regional languages, besides English. We have also been insisting that people from Tamil Nadu should get preference for Railway jobs in the State,” DMK Member of Parliament Tamizhachi Thangapandian told mediapersons after the meeting.