Official language status demanded for Marathi

 

The controversial official language issue has once again raised its ugly head in Goa with the Marathi lovers demanding official language status to Marathi. 
The protagonists want State government to make the announcement in the forthcoming legislative assembly session, beginning from January 28. 
 The newly formed outfit, Marathi Rajbhasha Andolan’ (MRA) said it would launch a state-wide agitation, beginning with a symbolic day long hunger strike on January 29, in support of their demand. [H]