ଭାଷା ଆନ୍ଦୋଳନର ଭିତ୍ତି କ’ଣ ?

ଭାଷା ଆନ୍ଦୋଳନର ଭିତ୍ତି କ’ଣ ? କେଉଁ ପ୍ରସ୍ତାବ ସପକ୍ଷରେ ଭାଷା ଆନ୍ଦୋଳନ ଆରମ୍ଭ ହୋଇଥିଲା ?
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>Orissa Official Language Act has no Drive // Amendment along with Rules Suggested

Posted on September 4, 2015 by Subhas Chandra Pattanayak

As per decision in the Joint Action Committee, i.e. the Ministerial Committee on the implementation of Orissa Official language Act, 1954, linguist Dr.Debi Prasanna Pattanayak is to draft a Language Policy to be placed before it in its next meeting.

But I feel, unless there is a specific set of Rules to drive the Official Language Act ahead,with provisions of punishment against whosoever disobeys the Act, it may stay defunct as it has, since 1954. Because of this lacuna, former Chief Minister Mr. J. B. Patnaik, despite all his sincere attempts, could not implement it.

There are intermittent circulars from various departments for use of Oriya in official works and correspondences, but they have not been honored, simply because, in absence of the Rules, the Act has failed to propel itself.

Therefore, I have advanced a draft of the Rules for consideration in the Committee. Problem is: the Act has no provision for the creation of the Rules. Hence, necessary amendment to the Act is also suggested.

On the other hand, we need Oriya to be used in private, State-based foreign industries, trade and commerce outfits, corporate houses, public sector undertakings, cooperatives, and all autonomous organizations in Orissa. But, these bodies are not “official” in status.

Therefore, the word “Official” in the original Act needs to be replaced with a word that would encompass all such non-official organizations, in order to ensure that the purpose of the Act is not defeated. Hence, I have suggested that the name of the Act be changed into Odisha Public Language Act,1954.

Here are the suggested amendments to the Act and the Draft of the Rules, which, if accepted, will drive the Act effectively ahead.

I have submitted the same to Hon’ble Minister Debi Prasad Mishra, Chairman of the Committee yesterday as per Resolution No.3 of its meeting dated August 1, 2015. Here below is the draft:

ନିମ୍ନସ୍ଥ ସଂଯୋଗ ସରଣୀରେ ଚାପ ଦେଇ ଆପଣ ଉପରୋକ୍ତ ଉପସ୍ଥାପନାର ମୂଳ ସ୍ବରୂପ ଅନୁଧ୍ୟାନ କରିପାରିବେ ।


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ଓଡ଼ିଶା ପ୍ରଦେଶ ସୃଷ୍ଟିର ଏକମାତ୍ର ଉଦ୍ଦେଶ୍ୟ ଥିଲା ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଭାଷାରେ ଏହାର ପରିଚାଳନା । ଏଥିପାଇଁ ୧୯୫୪ ରେ ଓଡ଼ିଶାର ପ୍ରଥମ ନିର୍ବାଚିତ ବିଧାନସଭା ପ୍ରଣୟନ ଓ ପ୍ରବର୍ତ୍ତନ କରିଥିଲା ଓଡ଼ିଶା ଦାପ୍ତରିକ ଭାଷା ଆଇନ (Odisha Official Language Act) । ଏହି ଆଇନ କାର୍ଯ୍ୟକାରୀ ହୋଇପାରୁନଥିବାରୁ ୨୦୧୫ ରେ ଗଠିତ ମନ୍ତ୍ରୀସ୍ତରୀୟ କମିଟିରେ ସଦସ୍ୟ ଥିବା ସୁଭାଷ ଚନ୍ଦ୍ର ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ ଆଇନ ସଂଶୋଧନ ମାଧ୍ୟମରେ ଏହି ଆଇନର ସଶକ୍ତିକରଣ ପାଇଁ ନିଜର ପ୍ରସ୍ତାବ ସହ ଏକ ଚିଠାବିଧାନ ପ୍ରଦାନ କରିଥିଲେ । ତାହାକୁ ସମ୍ପୂର୍ଣତଃ କାର୍ଯ୍ୟକାରୀ କରାଯାଇଥିଲେ ଓଡ଼ିଆରେ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ଚାଲିଥାନ୍ତା ଓ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଜାତି ତା'ର ଭାଷା ଅଧିକାର ପାଇଥାନ୍ତା । ତାହା କରାଗଲା ନାହିଁ । ଓଲଟି, ମୁଖ୍ୟମନ୍ତ୍ରୀ ନବୀନ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ ଓଡ଼ିଶା ବିଧାନସଭାକୁ ବିଭ୍ରାନ୍ତ କରି ପ୍ରମାଦପୂର୍ଣ ସଂଶୋଧନ ଦ୍ଵାରା ଆଇନଟିକୁ ଅକର୍ମଣ୍ୟ କରିଦେଇଛନ୍ତି । ଏହାର ପ୍ରତିକାର ପାଇଁ ପ୍ରତିଷ୍ଠା ହୋଇଛି ଭାଷା ଆନ୍ଦୋଳନ, ଓଡ଼ିଶା । ଏହି ୱେବସାଇଟ ସେହି ଆନ୍ଦୋଳନର ନଭମଞ୍ଚ ।

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