ITANAGAR, July 19 � Arunachal Pradesh is all set to introduce Bhoti, one of the richest ancient languages of the world, in all schools of Buddhist inhabited areas in four districts from next academic session.
The subject will be introduced in all schools at Tawang and West Kameng districts, including Tuting in Upper Siang and Menchuka in West Siang district under the initiative of Department of Karmik and Adhyatmik Affairs (DoKA) in association with the Directorate of School Elementary Education.
Accordingly, Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin yesterday released Bhoti Language text books from Class I to Class VIII, official sources said here today.
Addressing the gathering, Gamlin called for urgent need to preserve and promote traditional language in today�s modern age and times. DoKA was created by the State Government with objectives for promotion and preserving traditional knowledge and practices of Buddhist religion in the State, including the revival of traditional Bhoti language. � PTI