Sunday, January 15, 2012

Vice President calls upon people

Give Greater Attention to Urdu 

The Vice President, Shri Mohd. Hamid Ansari releasing the book entitled “Justice to Urdu” authored by Justice Markandey Katju, in New Delhi on January 14, 2012. The Union Minister for Law and Justice and Minority Affairs, Shri Salman Khurshid is also seen.   (Photo and detail by PIB)
Vice President calls upon people to give Greater Attention to Urdu Language. The Vice President of India Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that the Languages enrich each other and a Language declines if it is not linked to the normal pursuits of life. He has called upon people to give greater attention to the beautiful language Urdu. Addressing after releasing the book entitled “Justice with Urdu” authored by Justice Markandey Katju at a function here today, he has said that today Urdu is an international language as it is evident from the Internet. There is no reason why Urdu language should not be treated as any other Indian language. Expresseing his concern on the decline in Urdu speakers in our country, Shri Ansari has said that the Census Data has shown that the number of Urdu speaking people is going down. He congratulated the author for bringing out such a valuable book. *****

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