Article 350B of the Constitution provides for the
appointment by President of a Special Officer for Linguistic Minorities. This Officer is known as National Commissioner Lingusitic
n It is his duty to investigate all matters relating to
safeguards provided for the linguistic minorities and report to the President at such intervals as may be fixed.
n Annual reports are being presented to the President
through the Minister of Minority Affairs.
n They are laid on the table of both Houses of
n The 52nd Report of the CLM was presented
to Hon'ble President on 29th March, 2016.
n It was laid on the table of the Lok Sabha
and Rajya Sabha on 4th May, 2016 and 3rd May, 2016 respectively.