Bhopal: After demands of main opposition Congress for giving official status to Bundeli language, the Madhya Pradesh assembly on Friday passed a resolution for including the language in the eighth schedule of the Constitution.

The resolution introduced by Congress MLA Yadvendra Singh after the approval of Madhya Pradesh Higher and Technical Education Minister, Laxmikant Sharma, will be sent to the Centre for its final approval.

Another resolution for running Jabalpur-Mumbai Garib Rath Express every day was also passed by the assembly. The resolution was brought by MLA Narendra Tripathi.