Hindi Diwas : 7 Non-Hindi speaking celebrities who laid down their lives for the spread of Hindi

Hindi is the third most spoken language in the world, yet it could not get the status of the national language of India till date, in 1949 the Constitutional Committee of India under the Munshi Iyengar Agreement has considered it as the official language, whereas if history itself If seen, even at the time of independence movement, Hindi was given prominence for conveying message and ideological exchange among the people, it was the language that united the country, whether it was social worker, revolutionary on stage, Be it a lawyer or a teacher, the language of their communication was Hindi, in which the number of non-Hindi speaking people was more. Today, on the occasion of Hindi Diwas, we are going to tell you about seven people who, being a non-Hindi speaking person, not only supported Hindi but also promoted it further.

1. Keshav Vama

Keshav ji was Marathi speaking, in 1893 he wrote the book Rashtrabhasha Kinva Sarva Hindustanchi Ek Bhasha Karne, through which he emphasized on making Hindi the universally accepted national language.

2. Mahatma Gandhi

Mahatma Gandhi was knowledgeable of Gujarati language, he knew English well, during the freedom movement, he used to speak in Hindi among the people, even while living in Sevagram, he used to insist on correspondence in Hindi, he continued to speak Hindi. He was in favor of making the national language.

3. Swami Dayanand Saraswati

Dayanand Saraswati ji had kept Hindi, the language of his most important book Satyarth Prakash, this was the period when indigenous dialects were in trend along with Sanskrit, Dayanand Saraswati ji was Gujarati speaking. He was a good knower of Sanskrit, yet he made Hindi the only means of propagation of Arya Samaj.

4. Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar

The second sarsanghchalak of RSS, Madhav Golwalkar, was Marathi speaking, but he made Hindi the medium of expression, once he told an incident that workers in Tamil Nadu wanted me to speak in English, but I spoke Hindi, later learners told That he understood Hindi more than English. He was a supporter of making Hindi a world language, he had mentioned this in a program organized in Haryana in 1950.

5. Subhash Chandra Bose

The founder of Azad Hind Fauj, Subhash Chandra Bose, was a Bengali speaker, he could read and write and speak Hindi, but he was reluctant to speak it, while becoming the President of the Congress, he had clearly said that he would speak to the people in Hindi only. He wanted to do this, for this he had also kept a teacher of Hindi with him, after this the statements of Azad Hind Fauj and Subhash Chandra Bose were in Hindi only, he had laid great emphasis on making Hindi the national language, he said that A country which does not have its own national language cannot stand

6. Baburao Vishnu Paradkar

Baburao Vishnu Paradkar was Marathi speaking, he taught Hindi and Marathi at Kolkata National College, his contribution to Hindi journalism was also his contribution, he became famous by translating Desher Katha book, this book was written by his maternal uncle, with his cooperation only the daily Today’s publication took place, he made Hindi the language of journalism. He was a big supporter of making Hindi the national language.

7- Kanhaiya Lal Maniklal Munshi

Kanhaiya Lal Maniklal Munshi was a Gujarati speaking, he founded the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Mumbai. The publication of Navneet Patrika was started under his guidance. Munshi ji wrote the life characters of Shri Krishna, Kunti, Yudhishthira, Pitamah Bhishma, Draupadi in Hindi. He wished that he should also translate Valmiki Ramayana into Hindi, as a politician, he used to do most of the work in Hindi language while being a politician, he was in favor of making Hindi the national language.

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