Marathi language should be used in courts in Maharashtra: BJP

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Pune, Sep.20 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party's Maharashtra State unit President Nitin Gadkari on Sunday said 'Marathi' language should be used in State's judiciary.

Talking to reporters after releasing their party manifesto in Pune city, Gadkari said Marathi being a mother tongue here should be used in the judiciary as well as in Internet services of the State.

"'Marathi' language should be used in works being performed in our courts. Also, we would encourage the language to be used in Internet and other places. We would encourage if somebody submits a document in Marathi on the Internet. We want to encourage it because it is our mother tongue," said Gadkari.

Talking about the electricity crisis in the State Gadkari, said that if their party was voted to power, they would solve the problem within two years.

"In two years, the problem of load shedding would be eradicated and in three years, there would be surplus in Maharashtra. I can't say if the electricity prices would reduce but there will be surplus," Gadkari said,

The BJP-Shiv Sena alliance has struck a seat sharing formula for the forthcoming Maharashtra Assembly elections. The Shiv Sena will contest 169 of the 288 Assembly seats, while the BJP will contest from the other 119.

In the 2004 elections, Shiv Sena had contested for 171 seats while BJP had contested for 117 and jointly they had bagged 119 seats in the legislative house of 289 members. (ANI)

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