Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar while extending greetings to the people of the state on the occasion of 'Hindi Diwas' on Tuesday said that Hindi is one of the most popular languages not only in India but across the world.
He elaborated that the language acts as a bridge which connects the people of India to each other. It is the responsibility of all Indians to promote and propagate the language, he said. Taking to Twitter in this regard, the Chief Minister said, “Hindi language is a symbol of National unity, cultural values and besides being the most simple, communicative language it has a major contribution in the development of our culture (sic).”
He wished everyone a very Happy Hindi Diwas and urged the people to come together and feel proud of their language which unites us Indians in a single thread.
The Chief Minister urged the people of the state to take a pledge to progressively use the official language Hindi alongwith their mother tongue. He also elaborated that the progress of the country is possible with the balanced use of both the mother tongue and official language.
Khattar said that India is a diverse country and Hindi language is a symbol of national unity and is an integral part of our identity and culture.
Meanwhile, the state’s Governor Bandaru Dattatraya also extended best wishes to the people of the State on 'Hindi Diwas' on the occasion of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'. He said that the Hindi language has an important contribution in the independence of the country.
He said that about 65 crore people in the world speak Hindi of which more than 45 crore people speak Hindi in India.
The Governor appealed to the common people to work for the development of their regional language as well as the National language Hindi.