Karnataka Stands Against UPSC's Regional Lang Rule

Karnataka Against UPSC Exam Rule
Karnataka State stands for opposing the UPSC's decision on Language exams which was announced recently by the board. On Tuesday, several political parties have joined together in opposing UPSC notification of scrapping of the regional language paper.

They do agree with the affect that it will lead to unequal chances on rural aspirants. Hence, the Kannada Development Authority chairperson Mr. Chandru wrote a letter to the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. He sought the immediate withdrawal of this notification.


As per the new UPSC exam rules will close down linguistic concessions offered to all vernacular languages and will take into account the score of the English language paper in the final selection for top jobs. What is the situation of rural candidates in such case.

Does India need Civil officers who are experts only in English. Why not the Regional language?

Most of the exams of UPSC exams say that Candidates can opt to appear in a regional language medium only if that language was the medium of instruction in the qualifying graduate level examination. In other words, Tamil literature can be an optional subject only for Tamil literature graduates, and one can take the exam in Tamil only if one has studied in Tamil medium in college.

Now, What is UPSC up to.. Will it take some action for this cause? Is the question raising up in every UPSC candidates and opposing parties.

Not just Karnataka but few other parties also fight against this decision.Check below.

The DMK Chief M.Karunanidhi wrote a letter to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, sounghting immediate withdrawal of the notification that was made by the UPSc officials which is truly affecting the rural aspirants. Yesterday, he joined a host of parties opposing this notification and describing that it is an attempt to impose Hindi and that this move will further affect rural applicants. Read more.

BJP which is raising against the UPSC Regional Language Exam decision taken up by the UPSC Board. BJP is strongly opposing the scrapping of regional language paper. BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar told last night when asked to react on MNS chief's statement that MPs should raise the matter in Parliament as the move was on "anti-people". Read more.

The workers of Shiv Sena had staged a protest against the new exam pattern introduced by the UPSC and has also warned it would clutter the commission's Exams in the state if its demand to include Marathi in the Syllabus was not met. Sena leader Gajanan Kirtikar said "Our demand is that students should have been the option of Marathi in the exam. If our demand is not met, we will clutter exams in the state. We will soon meet UPSC officials in Delhi to put forth our demand". Read more.

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