We will not let any Indian language die: Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday urged the country’s citizens to “not let any language of the country die”. Shah’s remarks came during a speech on the 147th birthday of India’s first home minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

“We Indians have to decide that no matter how many languages ​​there are in this country, we will not let a single one die,” Shah said during a speech at Sardar Patel School, here in the nation’s capital. Clarifying that he is not against learning any language, Shah said: “I am not against learning any language. One can learn English, German, Russian or Russian. French. There’s no problem. But don’t leave your own language.”

Noting that “we unfortunately combine knowledge of English with intellectual ability in our country,” Shah said, “language is not indicative of ability. what language. Don’t have a complex inferiority about language. Get out of it. “If you have the ability, the world will have to listen to you, whether you speak in your own language or in another.”

The minister urged people not to give up their own language, called on teachers to speak with children in their mother tongue and asked young people to protect and advance their mother tongue. “We will have to keep our mother tongue alive and perpetuate it. The responsibility of breaking the barrier of language inferiority complex lies with the young people,” said the Union Home Minister.

Shah said, “If we assume that only people who know English well can contribute to the development of the country, we only connect 5% of the country’s population to the development of the country.” The Minister said: “If we don’t involve a child who thinks, speaks, writes and does research and development in his own language, we deprive 95% of the country’s children of the country’s development”.

Referring to the suggestions that came in India’s new education policy, Shah said maximum of them emphasized the need to maintain primary education of children in their own language. “Technical and medical education should also be in the regional language. Besides, research and development should also be in the regional language,” Shah said citing suggestions received for the new education policy.

The Minister said that if we want to do Mahatama Gandhi and Sardar Patel’s Neverland, we have to get out of the language inferiority complex and protect as well as promote our own language. On Sardar Patel, Shah said: “For a long time the country did not even do anything to remember the work of Sardar Patel”.

It took so many years for a person like Sardar Patel to get Bharat Ratna, the minister mentioned at the event, adding, “It took so many years to build the Sardar Patel memorial.” But, says Shah, Sardar Patel is such a person who is immortal by his work.

He said that Mahatma Gandhi had an idealistic and spiritual leadership, on the other hand, Sardar Patel was a realistic and practical leader, and the combination of these two leaders brought a lot to the country. Now the minister has said that India has reached a place in the 75 years of its independence that no one in the world will dare to insult the Indian border and the Indian army. (ANI)

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