Telangana Official Languages (Amendment) Act, 2017
(Act No. 30 of 2017)
An Act further to amend the Telangana Official Languages Act, 1966.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Telangana in the Sixty-eighth Year of the Republic of India, as follows:-
1. Short title and commencement. - (1) This Act may be called the Telangana Official Languages (Amendment) Act, 2017.
(2) It shall come into force on such date as the State Government may, by notification in the Telangana Gazette, appoint.
2. Amendment of Section 2. - In the Telangana Official Languages Act, 1966 (Act No.9 of 1966), for Section 2 alongwith proviso thereunder and the marginal heading thereto, the following section shall be substituted, namely,-
2. Official Languages of the State. - In the whole of the State of Telangana,-
(a) The Telugu Language shall be the Official Language; and
(b) the Urdu Language shall be the Second Official Language.