Manmohan Tiwari “My Hindi teacher, Nautiyal Ji believed that no other language is as beautiful and diverse as Hindi. One of the areas he encouraged me to read, write and grasp was Hindi literature and poetry. I still remember the first Hindi poem I recited in class, and I continue to love reading and to […]
Mahadevi Varma: Born on September 11, 1987, Mahadevi Varma, apart from being a remarkable poet, was an academician and a freedom fighter as well. She is one of the four major poets of the “Chhayavaad” movement. Some of Varma’s most notable works include Yama and Neelkanth. In 1982, she was honoured with the Jnanpith Award. […]
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 […]
“There are 18 words to refer to a relationship in Hindi, whereas the word “Uncle” is used uniformly to explain all relations in English…We shouldn’t surrender to slave mentality. Promoting Hindi should be our national responsibility. Had (Bal Gangadhar) Tilak and Gandhi not stressed on using Hindi, we would have lost it to the British,” […]
“His stories ‘Mantra’ and ‘Balidan’ have been included in the course by the UP Board while the CBSE too has included his works like ‘Do Bailo ki katha’. ‘Bade bhai saheb’, ‘Idgah’ and ‘Namak ka daroga’ in the syllabus of its students,” added Tripathi.
“It is not that Hindi literature hasn’t found a popular space in Indian books or literature. We may feel so because in Delhi and Mumbai, the bookshops mostly have English books but this is an unfortunate side effect of a policy started by the British,” says Richa Chadha, adding that they also wanted us to […]
The harsh winter that lasts for eight months poses a big challenge. It is very difficult to dig in and make shelters on the ridgeline. The mercury plummets to minus 30 degrees Celsius, and there are frequent snowstorms, making it difficult to launch major operations. In addition, the Pangong Tso also freezes, which means that […]