Five languages –Hindi, Urdu, Kashmiri, Dogri and English will be made the official languages in Jammu and Kashmir and a Bill will be brought in Parliament for this, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said here on Wednesday.
A proposal to this effect was approved in the meeting of the Union Cabinet held here on Wednesdayunder the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Mr Javadekar gave this information to reporters after the meeting.
He told that the Cabinet has given its approval to the official language department of Jammu and Kashmir and 5 languages ​​have been included in it.
The five languages are Hindi, Urdu, Kashmiri, Dogri and English.
Mr Javadekar informed that this Bill will be introduced in Parliament.