The Punjab School Education Department has taken action against a private school in Jalandhar for neglecting to teach Punjabi as a compulsory subject, as stipulated by law. Education Minister Harjot Singh Bains has directed officials to issue a show cause notice to the school, citing the government's dedication to preserving the dignity of the Punjabi language. This action follows complaints regarding several private schools in the state failing to adhere to the Punjab Act-2008, which mandates the teaching of Punjabi from the first to the tenth standard. Minister Bains has warned of stringent measures against any violations and has urged all private schools in Punjab to ensure compliance with the law, underscoring the importance of promoting Punjabi within the educational framework of the state.

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