On the eve of Hindi Diwas, Political leaders all over the nation are extending their greetings. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu urged the nation to carry out the efforts to increase the accessibility of the Hindi language.
Taking on twitter, the Vice president wrote “On Hindi Diwas, I urge that efforts should be made to make the official language Hindi simpler. Every language is enriched by the experiences of human and its society. Language gives voice to our aspirations.”
He said that the interaction between Hindi and other languages should be encouraged as this will enrich the language.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah too appealed the nation to increase the use of their mother tongue along with Hindi. He further said that Hindi is the language that has the potential to unify the nation. Amit Shah said “Today, on the occasion of Hindi Day, I appeal to all the citizens of the country that we should increase the use of our mother tongue and also use the Hindi language as one language to realize the dreams of Bapu and iron man Sardar Patel. Happy Hindi Day,
आज हिंदी दिवस के अवसर पर मैं देश के सभी नागरिकों से अपील करता हूँ कि हम अपनी-अपनी मातृभाषा के प्रयोग को बढाएं और साथ में हिंदी भाषा का भी प्रयोग कर देश की एक भाषा के पूज्य बापू और लौह पुरूष सरदार पटेल के स्वप्प्न को साकार करने में योगदान दें।
हिंदी दिवस की हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) September 14, 2019
However, the Home Minister’s tweets have not gone well with the DMK’s MK Stalin. He has, therefore, demanded that the home minister take back his statement. DMK President said that the party is against the imposition of Hindi and today’s statements gave them a jolt.
DMK president MK Stalin on Home Minister Amit Shah's statement 'there is need for our nation to have one language': Day after tomorrow we will be holding our executive party meeting where will be take up this issue further. https://t.co/LAU15wgV8Y
— ANI (@ANI) September 14, 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also greeted the nation on the eve of Hindi Diwas. He tweeted, “Many congratulations to you all on the occasion of Hindi Diwas. The simplicity and decency of a language give meaning to the expression. Hindi has beautifully incorporated these aspects.”
Even Mamata Banerjee wished the nation on the day. She is considered to be one of the strongest proponents against the imposition of Hindi language.
My best wishes to all on #HindiDiwas. We should respect all languages and cultures equally. We may learn many languages but we should never forget our mother-language
— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) September 14, 2019
About HINDI DIWAS-
Hindi Diwas is celebrated on 14 September every year. The occasion is celebrated to mark the significance of the day when our Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi as the official language of India. Hindi is also one of our official language apart from English.