Non-inclusion of Tamil in CRPF test ‘biased’: Stalin to Shah | India News

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu CM M K Stalin has written to Amit Shah, opposing the non-inclusion of Tamil in the computer test for recruitment to the CRPF, saying the notification mandating only the use of English and Hindi was ‘discriminatory’ and ‘unilateral’. According to a state government release on Sunday, of the 9,212 vacancies in the CRPF, 579 had to be filled from Tamil Nadu, the exam for which is scheduled to be held in 12 centres.
The CM told Shah in the letter that the Centre’s notification that the exam can be written in English and Hindi makes the aspirants from Tamil Nadu unable to attempt the test in their mother tongue in their own “native state”.


Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin inaugurates various development programs in Chennai

Further, 25 out of the 100 marks have been allotted for “basic comprehension in Hindi” which would only benefit the Hindi-speaking candidates. “To put it simply, this CRPF notification is against the interests of those applying from Tamil Nadu,” the release quoted the CM.
This will amount to prevent aspirants from taking up a government job, Stalin said and added the notification was against the aspirants’ Constitutional right.
Watch Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin writes to Amit Shah, opposes non-inclusion of Tamil in computer test for CRPF recruitment

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