Hindi should be accepted as an alternative to English, not local languages: Amit Shah

Under the second point, he stressed the need to impart basic knowledge of Hindi to students up to grade 9 and to pay more attention to teaching Hindi exams.

Under the third point, the Home Secretary suggested republishing the Hindi dictionary with revisions, according to the statement.

On this occasion, Shah unanimously approved sending the 11th volume of the committee’s report to the president.

He said that the pace at which the current Official Languages ​​Committee works has rarely been seen before.

The Minister of Interior said that sending three reports to the president during the same term of the committee is a common achievement of all.

He said that after meeting with all the secretaries involved, an implementation committee should be formed to review progress in implementing the recommendations from the 1st to 11th volumes of the Official Languages ​​Committee report.

He said 22,000 Hindi teachers had been recruited from eight northeastern states.

In addition, nine tribal communities in the northeast have converted scripts from their dialects to Devanagari.

Apart from this, the eight North Eastern states have agreed to make Hindi compulsory in schools up to grade 10, the statement said.

Union Ministers of State for Home Affairs Ajay Kumar Mishra and Nisith Pramanik, Deputy Chairman of the Parliamentary Official Languages ​​Committee Bhartruhari Mahtab and other members of the committee were present at the meeting.

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