Hindi Diwas 2020: Remembering the Legends of Hindi Literature

Babu Devakinandan Khatri: Author of the epic Hindi novel Chandrakanta, Babu Devakinandan Khatri is among the first generation of popular story-tellers in modern Hindi. Back when television sets were just entering the middle class household in India, an adaptation of Chandrakanta had become one of the most awaited Sunday rituals. Also known for his works […]

Hindi Diwas: Shubhangi Atre, Kamna, Yogesh & Others Share Fond Memories Of Their Hindi Teachers

Vidisha Srivastava “Hindi has a special place in my heart, my mother Meena Srivastava was a Hindi teacher, and so I had the luxury to have someone so close to me to help me with the subject at home, and at school, Abhay Sir was my guide. I am so thankful to both for all […]

Celebrating Hindi Diwas With These Famous Quotes

To celebrate the significance of this ancient language, Hindi Diwas is observed on September 14 every year. The day is celebrated to commemorate Hindi being adopted as one of India’s twenty-two official languages. However, when the proposal came in 1949, Hindi became the second official language (English being the only language prior). This decision was […]

Only Hindi can work to unite country, says Amit Shah

“India is a country of different languages and every language has its own importance but it is very important to have a language of the whole country which should become the identity of India globally,” he said on Twitter, writing in Hindi. “Today, if one language can do the work of uniting the country, then […]

Hindi writers with Prayagraj connect dominate CBSE, UP Board books

“Having studied at Crosthwaite Girls’ Intermediate College and Allahabad University, her works like ‘Gillu’ and poems ‘Himalay Se’ besides ‘Varsha Sundari Ke Prati’ and even songs have been included in the course by UP Board while ‘Mere Bachpan Ke Din’, ‘Gillu’, ‘Madhur madhur mere deepak jale’ and ‘Sab akhon ke ansoo ujale’ have been embraced […]

Tamil Nadu leaders decry Amit Shah’s pitch for Hindi

Tamil Manila Congress leader G.K. Vasan said that it was unacceptable that Hindi should be the ‘one language’ for India. “The people can learn whatever language that they want – mother tongue, link language or language that they are interested in. The idea of ‘one language’ in India is not acceptable in a democracy,” said […]

Richa Chadha: For India to find its soul, we should revisit our revolutionary Hindi writers”

HBD favourite co-star and lucky partner ! pankaj ji, you’re best. . . . . ये तस्वीर मसान की shooting के दौरान खींची थी… वो scene था ना, ” यहाँ से जाना मुश्किल…” यहाँ इनके हाथों में जो किताब है उसका नाम है ‘ दीवार पर एक खिड़की रहती है’। इस फ़ोटो में ये मुझे […]

Home Ministry leads government wings in adoption of Hindi

Mr. Shah is not alone, the dominance of Hindi in power corridors in the second tenure of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government is evident. A Health Ministry official said there was no written communication on shifting to Hindi but the gradual shift was evident with some notings and even official correspondence coming by in Hindi.

Parallel development of Hindi, other Indian languages under new education policy: Shah

“Today, on the occasion of Hindi Divas, I salute all those who have contributed to its empowerment. I also call upon the countrymen to take a pledge to contribute more in the protection and promotion of Hindi along with their mother tongue. My best wishes on the occasion of Hindi Divas,” he said.

Hindi Imposition Issue Raises Head Again in India’s Poll-Bound Tamil Nadu

“If the mainstream political parties do not raise this language issue, there will always be a fringe group that would take it up. This will be the first election in Tamil Nadu without the big two (late leaders of the two major political parties in the state), political parties have to have some issues to […]