“There is so much influence of English on us that we cannot talk in Hindi without its help. School students should be asked to speak in Hindi and whoever uses an English word should be given one mark,” Mr. Shah said. Stating that the nation was home to 122 languages and more than 19,500 dialects, […]
In a similar incident, an Indian Revenue Services officer from the Chennai city of the State has written to the federal government, to complain about the policy of not employing non-Hindi speaking officers to the Hindi cell in the indirect sales tax office (GST Commissionerate), terming it a “Hindi imposition”.
These great writers have enriched Hindi literature with their poems, stories, memoirs and plays over the years, claim lovers of Hindi literature and teachers as the country observes annual ‘Hindi fortnight’ and closes in on another edition of Hindi Diwas to be observed on September 14.
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 […]
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 […]
Another senior doctor, noting that that all text books of medicine are in English and that the language gives the Indian students an edge, said: “Without getting into the politics of things I would like to point out that even countries like China are now offering medical courses in English. This allows their students to […]
Dangerous: PMKPMK leader S. Ramadoss, an ally of the BJP, said while Mr. Shah had the right to extol the greatness of Hindi, he could not impose the language on others. “Hindi can never be the identity of India as it will lead to depriving the right of languages such as Tamil,” he said.
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.
— Jawahar ஜவஹர் (@jawaharsingh) April 6, 2019Apart from the critics of such ads, like most political conversations on social media, there were some voices who also supported the advertisement.So if some schemes which benefit the common man, generally help in the progress of nation are highlighted, what’s wrong? Appreciate he has started these schemes and […]
When we talk about Hindi literature and theatre, we just can’t ignore the name of Bharatendu Harishchandra. Born on 9 September 1850, he was a renowned poet and writer of his time. In fact, it would be no wrong to say that he is still one of the greatest Hindi writers of modern India.