Jiten Lalwani “I always enjoyed Hindi classes, and my Hindi teacher always pushed me to excel and become fluent it. Today, I am happy that I have mastered this language, both spoken and written all thanks to her. I prefer speaking Hindi to express myself as the words flow naturally and beautifully.”
“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,” […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
“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.
“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 […]
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.
“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.