Use Vande Mataram to answer calls, orders Maharashtra minister

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Use Vande Mataram to answer calls, orders Maharashtra minister
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You want officials to say ‘Vande Mataram’ on the phone, minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said

Mumbai:

It’s goodbye to Hello and yes to Vande Mataram in the Maharashtra bureaucracy. Government officials, workers will answer the phone with a Vande Mataram and not Hello, Cultural Affairs Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar said on Sunday.

An official order for the same will be issued shortly, said the BJP minister, who was assigned his new portfolio on Sunday evening by Chief Minister Eknath Shinde.

“Hello is an English word and it is important to let it go. Vande Mataram is not just a word, it is a feeling felt by every Indian,” Mr Mungantiwar said.

“We are entering the 76th year of independence. We are celebrating Amrit Mahotsav (of independence). Therefore, I want officials to say ‘Vande Mataram’ on the phone instead of hello,” he added .

The decision followed shortly after Eknath Shinde handed over the wallets.

Uddhav Thackeray was forced to resign as chief minister after Mr Shinde, a senior Sena leader, sparked a huge uprising in partnership with the BJP. Eknath Shinde has been rewarded by the BJP with the post of Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

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