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Srinagar: On International Mother Language Day, The Jammu and Kashmir Bank released an advertisement poster on social media promoting diversity by displaying various Indian languages. However, the graphic missed an important language, that is, Kashmiri. K-Twitter reacted immediately expressing their disappointment. Gowhar Geelani, a Kashmir based author, labelled this as cultural aggression. https://twitter.com/GowharGeelani/status/1363463455311876097 While a resident of Srinagar, Mir Faheem, called it a ‘World Shame Day for J&K Bank’ . https://twitter.com/mirfaheem123/status/1363454830073765888 Kashmiri journalist Rifat Abdullah…

Seeks incentivization of publication of journals, magazines, dailies in local languages Srinagar: National Conference (NC) President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that mother tongue is the underlying component of one’s culture and identity and that every effort should be made to protect the linguistic diversity of Jammu and Kashmir. Abdullah, while remarking on the importance of preserving the linguistic heritage of Jammu and Kashmir, said the mother tongue must…