Union Home Minister Amit Shah has said, Hindi and other Indian languages should grow together. Home Minister was speaking at a special function in New Delhi on the occasion of Hindi Diwas today. On this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi written in Devanagari as the official language of the Union.
Mr Shah said, Hindi has the ability to bring the entire country together. He said it is extremely important for a country to have a common language that becomes the mark of its identity in the world. Mr. Shah called for making Hindi a peoples’ movement across India saying that diversity of languages and dialects is the strength of a country.
He said, the government will make all out efforts to use Hindi in all sectors including law and justice, science and medicine. Mr. Shah appealed to the people to use Hindi more often and contribute to fulfilling the dream of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel of One nation – One language.
Earlier, the Home Minister gave away Rajbhasha awards to mark the occasion. Awards were given to chiefs of various departments, Ministries and offices for their outstanding performances in promoting the language.