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 […]
“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.
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 […]
‘Hindi Divas’ took a political twist in Karnataka with the Congress and the JD(S) leaders terming it as an ‘imposition’ of the language. However, the ruling BJP batted for learning it just like Kannada and appealed to the people of the State not to treat it as imposition of a language.
Mentioning that Mahatma Gandhi had found the Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha in 1918, the Vice President emphasised that Hindi and other Indian languages should be seen as complementary to each other. To increase goodwill, love and affection among the citizens, Shri Naidu suggested that students from non-Hindi speaking states should learn Hindi and the […]
“Jawaharlal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri and Indira Gandhi protected the rights of people who do not speak Hindi. The United Progressive Alliance gave ‘Semmozhi’ status to Tamil language,” he said. He warned Mr. Amit Shah saying that if he spoke with the arrogance since his party has 283 members of Parliament from Hindi-speaking regions, it […]
Language barriers“See, no one is averse to the language but when we have a large section of people who are comfortable with a particular language, it is best to keep it uniform. Also, this Ministry sees major collaborations, research-based policy papers, data-driven information which covers a very large group of people. Hence it is vital […]
Warning of protestsTamil Nadu Congress Committee president K.S. Alagiri on Tuesday demanded that the Central government stop appointing persons who know only Hindi in Central government offices in Tamil Nadu and warned of protests against the BJP-led Centre if it failed to do so.
A spark is enough to ignite a sentiment.When we printed Tshirts, in the era of blatant Hindi imposition,we didn’t know that the youngsters would respond passionately like our forefathers in fighting discriminatory practices. Thank you.#ஹிந்தி_தெரியாது_போடா #StopHindiImposition pic.twitter.com/44HHjXuS3d
Ramdhari Singh ‘Dinkar’: Singhasan Khaali Karo Ke Janata Aaati Hai – The famous line that echoed in the Ramlila Maidan, quoted by Jayaprakash Narayan during the Emergency, was written by Ramdhari Singh Dinkar. Considered as “Rashtrakavi”, Dinkar was one of the torchbearers in the Hindi literary world. His famous works include Veer Rasa, Urvashi, Rashmirathi […]