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The Education Department of Arunachal Pradesh has approved the introduction of Tagin as 3rd language in the schools of Upper Subansiri district, informed the state Education Minister Taba Tedir.
Addressing the gathering during Si-Donyi celebration, Tedir mentioned that education department has approved the Tagin language book prepared by the Tagin Cultural Society, and asked the Upper Subansiri Deputy Director of School Education (DDSE) to introduce Tagin as a third language in all schools.
“The sole motive of creating the department of indigenous affairs is to protect and preserve the age-old culture and traditions of the people of the state,” – urged the minister.
Tedir said that indigenous affairs department has sanctioned Rs 33 lakhs for the celebration of Si-Donyi in Upper Subansiri, and informed that state government has approved honorarium for 183 priests which will soon be disbursed.