The demand of Kurdish to be second official language in Bingol

Francis M. Hult fmhult at
Mon Mar 20 17:52:21 UTC 2006

The demand of Kurdish to be second official language in Bingol

BINGOL (DIHA) - In spite of intensive rain and snow thousands of people who 
rushed to field celebrated Newroz with enthusiasm had sounded their solution 
proposals and demands of peace. Kurdish to be official language was wanted. 

The celebration of Newroz in Bingol which Democraric Society Party, IHD, KESK 
and Bingol Culture Art Cooperative had passed with enthusiasm. In spite of 
rainfall begun by night the people from Bingol had rushed to Field of 
Agriculture Faculty in the Uzunsavat Quarter. The rain which had intensified 
had turned to the snow.

Over 5 thousand people had watched Newroz in spite of intensive layer of mud. 
The sounds of women 

In the field which comprised mostly women the pancartes '' We will not let 
war'', '' We are women, mother and in favor of peace'', '' Democratic solution 
in Kurdish problem'' and '' The right of education in mother tongue should be 
given constitutional guarantees'' were hang on. The pancartes in Zazaki '' 
Newroz bumbarekbo'', √Ěn Kurmanci '' Newroz piroz be'' and Turkish '' Newroz 
Kutlu olsun'' meaning '' Happy Newroz'' had taken attention.

Thousands of people who filled the field chanted '' PKK is people and people 
is here'', '' Viva chairman Apo'', '' Viva Peace'' and '' tooth for tooth 
blood for blood we are with you Ocalan'' and opened the flags of Democratic 

Miroglu: Kurdish should be second language 

The activity of Newroz had begun with homage. After the homage chairman of DTP 
Province Yavuz Kitay and Agency Secretary of Egitim-Sen Bingol Sahap Bolkan 
had made short speeches about meaning of Newroz. After Kitay and Bolkan member 
of DTP Party Assembly Orhan Miroglu had touched to education in mother tongue, 
general amnesty and election barrage.

Miroglu who stated that Kurds had sounded peace in all Newrozs said that '' 
Kurds had sounded again demands of peace in this Newroz and after this they 
will sound this demands with higher voice. Prime Minister instead of solving 
Kurdish problems with democratic ways contends with correspondent of ROJ TV in 
Europe. Instead of doing this he should find a solution to Kurdish problem. 
Kurdish language should be accepted as second official language.''


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