Addressing an event on Hindi Diwas, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said all Indian regional languages complement and complete Hindi and all regional languages must be promoted and encouraged.
The hospital had withdrawn the circular on Sunday, saying it was issued “without any instruction or knowledge of the hospital administration and the Delhi government”.
Experts skeptical about rolling out BTech courses in mother tongue at such short notice
The exams are currently held in Hindi and English
DMK Leader and MP Kanimozhi also said that the BJP government is trying to push Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states through the three-language formula introduced by the National Education Policy 2020.
Stressing on the diversity of Indian languages and cultures, Modi said: 'Howdy Modi? The answer is everything is fine in India.'
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said while he supported the idea that all languages should be developed, he will never accept that Hindi can alone unite the country.
"A common language not just for India but any country is good for its unity and progress. Unfortunately, (one cannot) bring a common language in our country. So you cannot impose any language," Rajinikanth said.
A pro-Kannada outfit has warned of agitations from October 1 if the Centre 'imposes' Hindi in Karnataka.
The Thiruvananthapuram lawmaker revealed his choice of word and said that he would tweet a word daily in English, Hindi and Malayalam.
Though immersion in more than one language at an early age is useful towards learning more languages, this would only result in functional proficiency.
The first press note in Sanskrit was issued by the state government's Information Department on Monday.
The circular was withdrawn after the DMK took it up with officials, with the Opposition slamming it as another attempt at 'imposing' Hindi.
The proposal came a day after the Centre dropped the contentious provision of compulsory teaching of Hindi in non-Hindi speaking states.
The BJP’s anti-Englishism combined with its drive to privilege Hindi and the Hindi-speaking (people and regions) over other linguistic groups, has always aroused deep antagonisms in Tamil Nadu
The draft National Education Policy, 2019 available on the government website said the three-language formula will need to be implemented in its spirit throughout the country, promoting multilingual communicative abilities
'The Modi government’s policy has always been that all languages should be developed and no language should be imposed on anyone. There should be no unnecessary apprehensions about it,' the Union minister Prakash Javedekar said.
The Tamil Nadu government said it would continue with the two-language formula, seeking to cool frayed tempers.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by BJP National President JP Nadda, party members and supporters on his arrival from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi interacts with the farmers and assures them of speedy redressal of their problems by the government, at Katar Singh Wala village in Bathinda.PTI Photo
Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials during investigation after the death of Akhil Bharatiya Akhara Parishad President Mahant Narendra Giri Maharaj, at Baghambari Gaddi Math in Prayagraj.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to supporters on his arrival from US, after concluding Quad Summit, at AFS Palam in New Delhi. BJP National President JP Nadda also seen.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
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