We must save our Mother Tongue: Eminent Essayist Baishnab Charan Mohanty


Noteworthy thinker and essayist Baishnab Charan Mohanty observed that, inclement attitude of administration and lackadaisical concern of persons in Orissa politics are the main factors behind the loss of primacy of Oriya language in Orissa.
Addressing the people live from the digital platform of Bhasha Andolan, Bhasha Maapain Pade, he pointed out that the beloved mother tongue of the people has been pushed into atrophy, because of the State’s blatant failure to retain its utility-stamina, with the Orissa Official Language Act kept deliberately dormant.

The movement’s Black Flag Campaign having been kept in abeyance in view of COVID19, Facebook-Live has been adopted as its new method and eminent Oriyas have been supporting the campaign through this media every Monday at 10 AM.

Here is the speech of Sri Mohanty:

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