What does Article 350 A Mean?

By Balaji

Updated on: February 17th, 2023

Facilities for mother-tongue instruction at the primary level are provided by Article 350 A. Every State, as well as every local government within a State, is required to make every effort to provide suitable facilities for instruction in a child’s native language during the primary stage of education for members of linguistic minorities.

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  • 1. Article 350 A (more)
  • 2. What does Article 350 A Mean? (more)

Article 350 A

Article 350A relates to linguistic minorities. Anyone has the right to submit a representation in any of the languages used by the Union or the State, as the case may be, to any officer or authority of the Union or the State for the redress of any grievance.

Article 350 A Provisions:

  • The President may give any State the instructions he deems appropriate or necessary to ensure the provision of such facilities.
  • It shall be the endeavour of every State and of every local authority within the State to provide adequate facilities for instruction in the mother tongue at the primary stage of education to children belonging to linguistic minority groups.


What does Article 350 A Mean?

Article 350 A offers resources for mother tongue instruction at the primary level. The President may issue any State the directives he deems suitable or necessary to ensure such facilities’ provision. The article provides for the necessary arrangements required to promote the mother tongue at all levels.

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