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Sabha to black paint signboards not in Assamese

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, April 26 � The Asam Sahitya Sabha today raised the demand for stern steps against those business establishments which have failed to inscribe their signboards in Assamese in keeping with the provision of the State Language Act.

It has also warned that it would smear with black paint those signboards in the city which are not written in Assamese as per the provision of the State Language Act within the next two months� time.

The Sabha has also made an appeal to the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) to incorporate the provision of the State Language Act in its proposed building byelaws.

The GMC authorities should cancel the licence of those business establishments which have failed to comply with the provision of the State Language Act in this respect, the Sabha said in a press statement here.

The Sabha further said in its statement that it has been preparing for making appeal to the business establishments individually in all the urban areas of the State, including Guwahati city, to use State language and vernacular language while writing the signboards of their individual establishments. The Sabha will fix a deadline for the purpose too.

In the tribal autonomous areas, all concerned should use the respective local language and then Assamese and Hindi and English in their signboards, said the Sabha.

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Sabha to black paint signboards not in Assamese

GUWAHATI, April 26 � The Asam Sahitya Sabha today raised the demand for stern steps against those business establishments which have failed to inscribe their signboards in Assamese in keeping with the provision of the State Language Act.

It has also warned that it would smear with black paint those signboards in the city which are not written in Assamese as per the provision of the State Language Act within the next two months� time.

The Sabha has also made an appeal to the Guwahati Municipal Corporation (GMC) to incorporate the provision of the State Language Act in its proposed building byelaws.

The GMC authorities should cancel the licence of those business establishments which have failed to comply with the provision of the State Language Act in this respect, the Sabha said in a press statement here.

The Sabha further said in its statement that it has been preparing for making appeal to the business establishments individually in all the urban areas of the State, including Guwahati city, to use State language and vernacular language while writing the signboards of their individual establishments. The Sabha will fix a deadline for the purpose too.

In the tribal autonomous areas, all concerned should use the respective local language and then Assamese and Hindi and English in their signboards, said the Sabha.