Latest trending news on Hindi Diwas is Union Home Minister Amit Shah voted for one for the country and suggested Hindi to be the Mother tongue of all India. But at the same time, he acknowledged the presence of different lingos and dialects in India but said that Hindi has the capability to represent Indian culture on the world forum. He was awarded with the Rajbhasha Award for ‘outstanding contribution in promoting Hindi’.
PM Modi on Hindi Diwas
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted on Hindi Diwas to congratulate the nation and described the value of Hindi as a simple and decent language that gives expressions to feelings.
Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Hindi Diwas
The Vice President highlighted the need to strengthen the efforts to make the official language Hindi simpler. He also put focus on the interaction of Hindi with other Indian languages and said that Hindi would be benefitted with this interaction. It can incorporate words, idiom and phrases from others.
Languages in Indian constitution
There are 22 Schedule languages in the constitution but the government uses only Hindi and English as official languages. Spoken by over 250 million people worldwide, Hindi is the prime language of northern Indian states.