In yet another discriminatory step against the Punjabi language by the Central government, the ministry of languages has issued a circular stating that all the administrative works being carried out by the Punjab & Sindh Bank branches from now on will be done in Hindi instead of Punjabi.
Last month, the Union government celebrated Hindi pakhwara, or Hindi fortnight, a countrywide mandatory celebration of Hindi at government offices, Public Sector Undertakings, educational institutions and agencies like the Indian Space Research Organisation and National Brain Research Centre that lasted two weeks.
It is beleived that when a language dies, unrecoverable loss occures to Human Haritage. On 4 February, 2010 it was reported that Boa Senior, last speaker of “Bo”, native language of Andaman Island. Due to India's policy of bringing “uniformity and integrity” many native languages are being marginalized and are gradually dying.