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Promote regional languages along with Hindi: Maha Governor

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

C Rao today called for promoting regional languages along with Hindi and said that education in one's mother tongue helped understand other languages better.

Lamenting that the young generation is unable to converse in their own mother tongue, he said the power of science and technology should be used to promote regional languages.

He added that Hindi was not just a language but a cultural heritage and said Hindi played an important role in the nations freedom movement.

The was speaking at the inauguration of the Raj Bhasha Sammelan (Official Language Conference) organized by the Department of Official Language, Ministry of Home Affairs at the and Fertilizers here.

The presented awards to Central organizations, nationalized banks and public sector undertakings for promoting the official language.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 22:35 IST