Should Hindi be the official language of India?

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Krishna Verma said: (Mar 20, 2018)  
Hi, Myself Krishna Verma. And my point of view is that if Hindi will be official language then it will be somewhat beneficial for people who face difficulties to convey their ideas, view of perception due to lack of communication skills. But when we look for overall development & for the long term, the English language provides better chances in vast level. People can explore themselves in vast level and communicate with anyone regardless of any foundation.

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Jasnsja said: (Mar 10, 2018)  
No. Enforcing Hindi on non-Hindi speakers would result in chaos. Everyone is proud of their own mother tongue. Hindi people should shove it up their asses only.

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Aman Kumar Swarnkar said: (Mar 10, 2018)  
Hello, myself Aman. I want to say that Hindi should be our national language because there are many people in our country who can work hard, have good ideas, have good knowledge but they don't know how to speak English so they can't able to communicate with higher authority. There is a communication gap among these people with higher authority but those have capacity to deal with external world must know English and to serve our Country Hindi should we our national language.

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Saif Reshi said: (Mar 9, 2018)  
No, it should not be official language because India is mixed up of many tribes and communities every tribe, community speaks their own language from where they brought up. Hindi is speaking only in few states of the country but most of the other states speak their own communal language. So, it will be difficult for non-hindi speaking people if it will be made as an official language.

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Aman Kumar said: (Mar 3, 2018)  
Hindi should be one of the official language of India along with other spoken language in India because In many states especially in South India most people either don't know hindi or face difficulty to speak, If Hindi become the only official language of India then it will reduce the freedom of speech in many parts of India.

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Arnab Dutta Chowdhury said: (Feb 27, 2018)  
Hindi should not be the only official language of India. The official language status should be accorded to multiple languages. If it is not possible, then English should be the only official language. Education helps a child grow up and especially our higher education courses are very important. Most of our higher education courses are in English medium. Technically, English should be our default official language. If we consider the notion of identity, we must understand that Hindi is not the identity of person from non-Hindi states. Therefore, officially all languages should be nurtured equally by the GOI. The GOI should not indulge in micromanaging or manipulating language used in the everyday private chats.

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Neha said: (Feb 26, 2018)  
No, it should not be. Because Hindi is not easy to write, understand. It is quite tough. Majority of the people didn't speak Hindi. India is a United nation. So we should speak a common language so that it is easy to communicate with others. And to show the quality of unity.

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Yushra Bano said: (Feb 22, 2018)  
I think, Hindi should be the official language of India because to unite the country we need a language, so why it is not Hindi as it is understood by the majority of the people.

But at the same time, we have to respect every language and give equal importance to all Indian languages for the development and happiness of the country.

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Sumit said: (Feb 17, 2018)  
I want to say, language doesn't matter to communicate, how you communicate with others is important, communication can be done by any language, if you are making Hindi is an official language there may be you reducing freedom of peoples.

Thank you.

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Harris said: (Feb 15, 2018)  
Hello everyone,

In my opinion, Hindi should not be an official language in India, because there are lots of people in India who can't speak Hindi, there are many different cultures and different languages like Tamil, Punjabi, Urdu, Kannada etc in India, as we all know India is a diversified country, so Hindi should not be official language. But we should proud on the Hindi language.

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Ishaan Cariappa said: (Feb 14, 2018)  
No, As Hindi is a language that is only at the convenience of the northern states and doesn't take into consideration the southern states such as Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. So a language that almost everyone can speak in our country is english. Because of the british english english was spread all across the country and was used by everyone. So I think english should be the national language and it should be mandatory for everyone in India to be literate in english.

Thank you.

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T.S Biradar said: (Feb 14, 2018)  
Hindi should be an official language of India yes, everyone can communicate through only one language by default and it helps to proud to talk in Hindi, in the country we have many languages if someone went to from one state to Oder state de can communicate easily, if we made Hindi as an official language.

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B.Logendhiran said: (Feb 13, 2018)  
Hindi should be official language but not used to national language. India has many states and religion.

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Shankar K. said: (Feb 6, 2018)  
If the language spoken by majority meant to be made NL, then for north India Hindi is similar to all north languages & for south India, Tamil is similar to all Dravidian languages, and for whole India English can be considered understood by the majority. In that case, efforts should be made to provide all Indians academics in English.

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Daya said: (Feb 6, 2018)  
Think, doesn't It sound very odd when an Indian need a translator to communicate with another Indian. We always say unity in diversity, but does it really work?

We all know how many problems is faced due to the language barrier. And if it continues in future then the day would no far when all states will divide themselves on the basis of their language.

If anyone directly says that XYZ (either Hindi or for other) should be the official language then it may cause a civil war. But we all now that we need a common language, so for this we must choose that language which has a majority. And people who are not comfortable with that language should provide facilities to learn it by making it a permanent subject in academic studies.

Thank you.

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Nirrudha said: (Feb 5, 2018)  
Hindi must not be the official language. How would you feel if your mother is dragged out and replaced by another? Hindi speaking people, on the other hand, must learn to respect India of her diversity and cultural heritage. People In this forum supporting Hindi need to have some gratitude, for south has provided shelter to millions and millions of north Indians. Is this a way to show your respect in return?

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Raghav Reddy said: (Feb 2, 2018)  
I think the debate on this topic is enough now. There are few states people trying imposing Hindi on all they don't understand how other non-hindi will suffer from it, they are just behind their own convenience forgetting about others concerns. This is not the situation for which south Indian states had joined to form Indian union it's destroyed attack on their mother tongue n identity. If this tussle goes on then its better all Hindi favouring states should form their own Hindi country n leave apart non-Hindi states.

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Vikas Poria said: (Jan 28, 2018)  
According to my view, Hindi should be compulsory language in the Indian offices Because in India many people don't know English and many other languages, for example, a person of Haryana don't know south Indian languages and a people of South India. Don't know Punjabi Haryanvi, therefore, Hindi should be compulsory make official language o India.

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Tanya Kaur said: (Jan 25, 2018)  
I don't agree with the statement that Hindi should be official language because about 60% of the people don't know Hindi and do not speak Hindi. There are many other languages in India like Punjabi, English, Maharathi, Kashmiri and etc. In India, people firstly use to speak Sanskrit. So I think Hindi should not be the official language in India.

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Shruti said: (Jan 23, 2018)  
Hindi is a language not for all Indians it is just medium for the express view, to talk And not all Indians comfortable with Hindi mainly south India peoples they have their language and its right to say that it's not necessary that all Indians want Hindi as the national language. So for everyone without creating any disputes don't need to make Hindi as N.L.

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Pranjal Prajapati said: (Jan 22, 2018)  
Hii Friends.

I'm Pranjal Prajapati.

Yes, I agree that Hindi should be official language because most of the people of India are comfortable with Hindi language and about South Indian people they can also speak Hindi most of them or people.

So I think Hindi should be Official Language.

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Neha Saxena said: (Jan 19, 2018)  
Hello everyone.

In my opinion, there should Hindi should not be an official language as India is a diversified country and there are people with different culture and different regional languages. If there will be a single official language than it can create some difficulties and all the people will not be comfortable. For example in south India people speak Tamil, Bengali, Kanad and they can find difficulties if Hindi will be the universal language.

But at the same time definitely, we should consider our Hindi language secondary to the English language as Hindi defines our nation OK nationality and we should be proud of it. English is just a language we should judge a person by his language. But nowadays especially in the metro city people perceive that those who speak English are well educated, have a high standard of living and they are very knowledgeable but this perception right as English is just a language.

So the conclusion is that there should not be any official language for our country but we should respect our Hindi language and we should be proud of it.

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Jyoti said: (Dec 28, 2017)  
Hello, it's Jyoti. I'm completely against to this topic reason being India is a country which has a number of languages. People from the different state have their own language. Thus India is not dependent on only one language. For eg, if we assume Hindi to be our official language it won't work because a person from belonging from south India will not be able to understand. See we should not be diplomatic that both Hindi and English will work yes English being a common language not only for India bit for the whole world is the only language for an official matter so that everyone can understand it better. Being an Indian we cannot give preference to our Hindi. Because India itself has many languages then why only Hindi.

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Sai said: (Dec 23, 2017)  
As far as my concerned There should be no official language for India. The people from North can understand hindi, as their mother tongue is hindi but what about the people of south ? Yes many of south people know hindi but why should we follow hindi as official language, what if we demand our regional language to be official language, are those hindi speaking states going to agree ? They won't, because o imposing hindi as official language and English as communicative language every state in India loosing its local language respect and knowledge.

Finally if we really need to have an official language then we all must vote for English which is easily understandable to everyone except the illiterate persons but the local officers will explain them in local language.

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Rahulbali said: (Dec 18, 2017)  
Of course, 100percent without any doubt Hindi should be the official language of India. Because it is the only language which is commonly spoken by every person of this country. From the north to south and east to west people are able to understand this language. Even an illiterate person can easily understand this. And this is official language means. Which is understand and spoken by every person which lead forward all the sections of society come together. Moreover, English as a second language must be promoted to move with the world. HINDI as an official language does not mean we should ignore other ones. Each language has its own place.

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Yukti Varshney said: (Dec 14, 2017)  
Hello Everyone.

This is Yukti Varshney.

I would like to appreciate the dogma of participants.

In my opinion Hindi should be the official language of India, As we know India is Hindustan so Hindi is the identity of India, although India is diversifying countryside, so it is very much difficult to adopt all language, everyone will favour to his state language, it's better to make one nation one language Hindi should be the official language of India. Children are unable to speak write read and understand the Hindi Language which is shameful being Indian. Hindi language must be mandatory in the office so our coming generation must be able to focus on Hindi. People ignore Hindi as it makes their standardized lower which is not true actually. People make their standard by speaking English. Most of the people focus on their state, not the entire country. If we following the same phenomenon for long do very soon India will loose it's identity of Hindi.

I strongly believe It should be an Official language of our proud nation.

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Naga said: (Dec 13, 2017)  
There should be no official language of India as there is no official sport of the country.

In my view, English is already filling the void of the common language connecting north and the south. It has been secondary or tertiary language in administration behind the official language of many states.

Moreover, Hindi does not represent the entire country but only north. So Hindi or any other language doesn't have a right to be the official language for such a diverse country as India.

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Dsr said: (Dec 10, 2017)  
Hi all,

In my opinion, Hindi should be the official language in India as we must have our own country official language. Every country has their own official language and because of that, they have fewer difficulties in coordination among their country people. Hindi is a well-known language all over India and also to its neighbor countries like Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh. Also if we go outside of India other countries always see us as a people of Hindi speaking language. They don't know anything about, other national languages of India. Also as we all are considered as Hindi in other countries irrespective of our different religions so why shouldn't we have Hindi as an official language? Some people think whoever speaks English is an intelligent person but the reality is that it's just a language which has been recognized as an international language to communicate with other continents people. So even a Hindi speaker can be much intelligent than a fluent speaker of English language. In India, Hindi will also be easily understood by other non Hindi speaker people of different states.

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Abrar said: (Dec 9, 2017)  
It is more of a diverse matter than it looks. I want to summarise it in following points:

1. There needs to be a common language which every person in a country should know. This creates a sense of unity of the nation, also people will understand each other in any part of the country irrespective of caste, religion, and level of literacy. Since the majority of the population of India can't speak English. Therefore that common language apparently should be Hindi.

2. Due to its huge diversity, there may b choas and disturbance in the country if Hindi is used as an official language, a particular group would want their own language to be the official language.

3. For the sake of argument, if Hindi is considered as an official language, it would have its own disadvantages in the sense that all the English books need to translate into Hindi and that perfect Hindi may not be deciphering to many. Also if our education is build solely in Hindi medium our English language strength will be very poor and students will find difficulty in studying in foreign countries. Students of a developing nation like India should have a strong hold on English to pursue the carriers in foreign countries.

In nutshell, Hindi can't be made official language but it should be one compulsory subject from childhood for students so that people understand each other at the same time are able to surf comfortably through the world to make themselves and their country proud.

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Chokra said: (Dec 9, 2017)  
Yes, Hindi should be the official language of India. Did anyone of you heard about "Devanagiri Lipi", in which what we speak it is written in the same way whereas in other languages it not in that way. What we speak is different from what we write. And it is the Language which can be easily written and easy to understand and speak and this is the reason why our government made it as an official Language of India. And most of the words are same as Sanskrit which is understandable by everyone. So just raising issue on this topic leads to national problem where every state has to fight.

The government should take further more steps for easy learning and be reading Hindi Language like making it compulsory as the first language in school, interlevel.

Thank you.

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Venky said: (Dec 6, 2017)  
Hello everyone.

In my point of view, Hindi shouldn't be made as India's official language because if made it won't be a unifying factor for India. Our entire country is divided into different states based on languages if Hindi becomes official language the people speaking other language feel they're alienated hence there will unnecessary chaos in the country that's why our founding fathers of our country didn't made Hindi the official language. Hence to preserve our unity in diversity we shouldn't make Hindi as the official language of India.

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Priyanka said: (Nov 30, 2017)  
Hello everyone,

According to my thought, official language should be made to that language where each and every person from Kashmir to Kanyakumari will be able to understand and speak as well.

Every language is beautiful just like every festival of India is.

So Hindi should be made official language but that doesn't mean we should ignore other languages because each language plays important role in its own way.

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Priyanka said: (Nov 30, 2017)  
Hello everyone,

According to my thought, official language should be made to that language where each and every person from Kashmir to Kanyakumari will be able to understand and speak as well.

Every language is beautiful in its own way just like every festival of India is. So Hindi should me made official language but that doesn't mean we should ignore other languages because every language plays important role in its own way.

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Abhishek Singh said: (Nov 27, 2017)  
First of all, I would like to clear the topic i.e., should Hindi be our official language or not, friends, making Hindi official language doesn't mean that people can't speak other languages, of course, they can speak other languages too, but they should know Hindi as well.

As far as my opinion, is concerned, Hindi should be made our official language:-.

Language is not only a way of communication rather a key to making the sense of unity. A common language makes a united sense in the whole country. People in their own country are not understanding others language, why to give example to go to foreign countries. What a unity is this, we are Indian but are not understanding the words of Indians from different corners of our country. There should be a common language so that people of our country can understand others feeling where ever they go, there is no need to give an example of going to other countries to understand language.

And our national language is Hindi, so why not the whole country should know Hindi. We are just insulting our Constitution by not knowing our national language.

All the developed countries have their own common language when they deal with other countries why don't they use other countries' language, they use their own language, so why not we use our own language, why we use their language to talk to them (English language).

Friends, our ancestors have sacrificed their life for uniting the country and we are fighting here for language. Hindustan is from Hindi, yes it's true that learning Hindi in southern states is tougher, it will take time but not more than the time taken by our ancestors to free our country from Britishers. Yes, it will hamper the efficiency of people but it will come to the level in less than 200 years for which we were ruled by the English people.

It's not only we should talk about comfort, nationality is also a word.

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Chaitali Chamle said: (Nov 20, 2017)  
I believe India is the mixture of different cultures. In India there are different religions peoples are living. Language is just a way to communicate with other people and that man should understand what he wants to speak. We can't force to those who don't know the Hindi language. Most of the peoples knew the Hindi language but nowadays, English is much important for the job or to maintain foreign relations.

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Ridhima said: (Nov 5, 2017)  
In my opinion, Hindi should be our official language because that's we are Hindustani. We people blindly following the language of some other country. Like all other country we should also give respect to our language.

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Harshit said: (Nov 3, 2017)  
I do not agree with the statement that Hindi should be official language of India as most of the people in India do not speak Hindi there are many other languages also who different people speak in different regions of India. AND for those who are saying that Hindi should be official language for protecting our culture and our heritage they should first go and find out more information because as far as my knowledge in India people firstly use to speak Sanskrit and many books like RAMAYAN MAHABHARAT were written in Sanskrit. So I think all languages should be given equal importance.

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Ahmad said: (Nov 1, 2017)  
Suppose I know only one language, so in order to go other part of the country or state of the country. I have to learn English, and English is a language which we have to learn by giving money to school or institution because every government schools teaches in their own language. I think one who. Who doesn't know how to talk in English, suppose to stay in their respective state. There is no link language, today I am in other part of country, here auto driver or grocerer know their own language, and I have to spend my whole life for this central government job. How would I survive. I feel crying and I cried. What to do. In my own country I feel like foreigner. So government should take initiative to teach each and every Indian to learn either in Hindi or English to be mandatory. I think it should be Hindi because form this we known to be Hindustani. Let learn as link language. So we can move to any part of India happily and make India World strongest economy. People make good economy of any country Not English language. For learning English whole nation have to learn but for Hindi at least half nation required. After learning language give money as reward.

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Abuthi said: (Oct 21, 2017)  
Hi friends.

In my point of view, there is no need to make Hindi as an official language because in our country the numbers people in different states speaking different languages. If we make hindi as official language in leads to conflict between people. Since we have a common language (English) it certainly enough for the people in India for their conversation out of their State. At the same time there is no restrictions to learn hindi. Because hindi helps one to survive in North India.

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Safar Imam Khan said: (Oct 17, 2017)  
I think Hindi should not be official language because if Hindi will be made official language people will not care about English language and we know that very well English is more important nowadays.

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Sachin Sainthiya said: (Oct 11, 2017)  
Hello, friends.

In my opinion, English should be the official language Because English is the common language. Anyone who speaks English they look like an educated person.

In present time Every parent wants to their children doing a study in English medium. Why, because English is the most important nowadays.

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Nishant Bisen said: (Oct 2, 2017)  
Let's get into the facts now Hindi speaking states in India are Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh (10 out of 29) I think majorly people who are supporting Hindi as NL should be belonging to these states and they are right from their point of view because it's convenient for them but what have you thought about people belonging from states like Karnataka, Tamilnadu, Kerala, Andhra, Telangana, North Eastern states if you observe they don't understand even alphabets of Hindi. By imposing them Hindi as NL don't you feel we are doing injustice to all these states or is it the price they have to pay for being part of the union of India who's administration is getting controlled by city namely Delhi which is again part of Hindi spoken region of the nation. If you have the right to preserve your language then why others don't have it this can't happen in democratic nation n if it going to happen then you are going destroy other 21 languages for the sake of Hindi and language is not just medium of talking it has culture, values, identity if all Hindi speaking states would be pressurised to talk in Tamil or any other Indian language what will happen to mother tongue skill (viz Hindi) I think its common sense thing put you into others shoes first. If you can't-do it you should not force it on others. And those who have the perception that all Indians understand should clear their facts by visiting non-Hindi states and go to a rural region as well not just cities then only they will realize by imposing Hindi on them how miserable life they can have because of you. And in the constitution, every individual has right to protect their language article 29. If we don't follow it we are going against the constitution.

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Shrutiii said: (Sep 26, 2017)  
According to me, Hindi should be made the official language of India because in almost all the states people speak Hindi apart from their regional language. So if Hindi is made the official language the people won't face any problem. Coming up to the regional issues, I don't think any controversy would arise if this takes place because even in Pakistan many people know Hindi. By using Hindi as the official language India would go one step ahead in becoming a self-independent nation as like that of China.

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Nishant Bisen said: (Sep 25, 2017)  
Those who give logic saying because 40% population talk in Hindi so it should be the official language. Then why should remaining 60% learn a non-familiar language for the sake of 40%. India is not made into the nation from only this 40% of the population. And if it was made it would have become HINDUSTAN, and not Hindustan. But we live in Hindustan n if anybody tries to create to Hindustan that will be a signal to future breach in the union which is a threat to the union.

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Nishant Bisen said: (Sep 25, 2017)  
The Main issue is with the structure of India it is a union but not federation. Due to this states voice gets drowned in such scenario where the center is made too strong to control states. Those who pretend one nation one language should understand that those countries who could follow above principle did not have people with different languages with different races with different cultures so above rule is not applicable to India. North Indian states find Hindi as a convenient language so they prefer Hindi as an official language, while south Indian people Tamil is familiar language to their native tongue but it doesn't mean Tamil should be made the official language of India same principle applies to Hindi as well. As English is alien language to northern states in same way Hindi is alien language to south India. As most knowledge is available in English it has become the language of knowledge while mother tongue helps us to preserve our culture and statehood. So to get knowledge n preserve culture English and native languages are essential and should be mandatory. Apart from this those who are interested to learn any language they are always free to learn it but by choice not by force in a democracy. We have imitated our parliament structure from united kingdom but the bitter truth is that our nation structure is not like United kingdom but it is like the European Union itself. So the inference is that this quasi-federalism must get changed to real federalism like the USA to preserve the true spirit of federalism.

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Ragani said: (Sep 22, 2017)  
Hindi is an India language. Hindi is a national language. It's proud for Indian. It is also rich in culture and heritage. Every nation has its own official language. Everyone used to speak the Hindi language.

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Ayushi Srivastava said: (Sep 20, 2017)  
The thing that we first need to understand is that language is just the expression of speech, it is what one speaks and what other understands. Every culture has its own language, there is no harm in making hindi the official language of hindustan. Hindi is in the name of hindustan itself.

Learning other languages is what embraces one's peesonality, enhances the abilities, but what the actual need is that people should not forced to learn a particular language. It should depend on people's own Will.

The mindset of considering a person inferior and 'gawar' who if he or she doesn't know english should be changed.

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Rohini Sahota D/O Mr.Rajkumar Sahota said: (Sep 15, 2017)  
As we all know very well, there are different languages speak in India in different states. But Hindi is very easy, understandable, and comfort language. Even our India is also called Hindustan. So, in my opinion, Hindi should be the official language of India as well as other state languages. But we should use English language only for professionally, or some language difference conditions. Hindi is the language that touches our heart.

I want to say one more thing, that Hindi is the only language which makes our identity as Hindustani. Nowadays I have assumed much time a person who talks only Hindi does not seem educated or professional. While it is nothing like that because English is not our birth language so our education does not belong to learn this language. It is only a language. Please just try to think my sentence, if a five or eight year old Indian child began to speak in English then, should we think that he is educated. Lets come to the point I said, Hindi should be the official language of India but other languages also be official in their states. Every and each person of Indian states should have right to speak their language freely.

Thank You.

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Pankaj Nagar said: (Sep 13, 2017)  
According to my opinion Hindi and English both are equally preferable by the Indians but as a Indian I also prefer Hindi language because it is easy to understand as well easy to communicate. Basically, both the languages have its own place and people feel comfortable with their own languages. So its not the point that Hindi should be the official language of India. Official language should be decided on that what people talk easily and comfortably.

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Rahul said: (Sep 12, 2017)  
According to census of 2012 only 40% of india's population knows hindi. So hindi should not be the national language of India.

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Diksha said: (Sep 8, 2017)  
Yes. The Hindi language should be the official language of India.

Because in India, mostly, people were comfortable in Hindi and they were mostly communicating with Hindi.

Why should we make English language or other language officials?

In India 7 out of 10 people can understand and speak English but what about English people? Are they understand and speak Hindi? I think 1-2 of them are able to understand speak Hindi.

So we have to proud to speak in Hindi.

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Shedha Salim said: (Sep 8, 2017)  
In my opinion Hindi should be a official language of India. Majority of India use Hindi as a language for the communication. Compared to other language Hindi is very easy to understand. English considered as a global language. It is necessary to maintain foreign relationships. I am a keralian. In my highersecondry I took Hindi as my second language. Now a days majority of students in Kerala use Hindi as a second language. Because we try to respect our official language.

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Yashodha Bilagi said: (Aug 29, 2017)  
Of course, Hindi should be National Language. I am a South Indian and I prefer Hindi more than the English with all the people. Majority of Indians are comfortable with Indians. So, there is no point of objection.

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Om Prakash said: (Aug 27, 2017)  
In my opinion, Yes, Hindi should be the official language of India because.

(1). Official language does not refer to the language used by a people, while official language is the language used in government (i.e court, parliament. Etc). And in India's court and parliament, Hindi language is used.

(2). Each state of India has it's own mother' language. So we need one official language which we all understand. And Hindi language is widely used or spoken by most of the people (or 80% of the people) of India.

(3). India is also known as "Hindustan" and the word "Hindustan" indicate that the India is the land of Hindi speaking people even the people are educated or not.

(4). The Hindi language is at a fifth position.

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Chandan Kumar said: (Aug 26, 2017)  
Since every country has their own language, so it is a necessity of our country to opt a national language. But our country has big diversity in custom, religion, caste, as well as a language so it is difficult to choose any language as national language. Hindi is spoken much more than another language so Hindi is a right choice. If people from different parts of our country learn English, speak English then why not Hindi? If Hindi became national language then riots, fight on language stopped all country men feel only one language people Hindibhasi. Interstate communication through documental as well as verbal become easy. People from every part of the country do not face problem during transfer as well as adaptation. So I think Hindi must be an official language.

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Kalpana said: (Aug 26, 2017)  
Hindi is a language not for all Indians it is just medium for the express view, to talk And not all Indians comfortable with Hindi mainly south India peoples they have their language and its right to say that it's not necessary that all Indians want Hindi as the national language. So for everyone without creating any disputes don't need to make Hindi as N. L.

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Chetan Kumar said: (Aug 25, 2017)  
Yes, Hindi should be the official language because in India many languages are spoken but the majority is of Hindi speakers and all states can afford to learn one common language HINDI even the PM of India Narendra Modi ji spoken in Hindi in a conference at the USA it also helps us to enhance our Indian culture.

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Nirmal Kundu said: (Aug 25, 2017)  
According to view, of the point, 29 above state have in my country and have various type of mother language. So we are going to other state facing this problem for communication. We can't understand other state's mother tongue so the problem can be shown at working place. Since mother tongue of the maximum state is Hindi. Even the most popular Bollywood movie in my country is Hindi language and show everyone. So easy to learn Hindi. Hindi should be the official language of India for communication.

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Vedant Gupta said: (Aug 23, 2017)  
India is the country of diversity. Diversity doesn't need to be only in religion cast or region but can also in language. If Hindi is made the national language then I mean that all official papers, notices and also all government tests will be in Hindi only. But then this means that we are neglecting all other languages all the other regions. India is a sensitive country. If we don't respect the customs of other then it can cause riots in the country on the basis of language. This happened in the past also due to the same reason. Many of my friends said that countries like the USA are more developed because they have only one national language. I want to just remind them that they don't have many language speakers. But in India, we have not one but many languages. So instead of making only Hindi or English our national language, we should make all our main languages as a national language.

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Prateek said: (Aug 17, 2017)  
Yes, Hindi along with English can be the official language of India. Official language doesn't mean it is the national language of India. So people don't need to worry if they don't know Hindi. Hindi is spoken by almost 45% of the total population of India. Hence, it is the most widely used language of India. Many south Indian languages also take a word from Hindi language. Atleast, it can be our official language.

As a nation, we need a language that can unite us and we can understand each other in a better way. This can be done by the Hindi language.

Thank you.

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Pankaj Speaker said: (Aug 16, 2017)  
Well I 'm also an Indian. I love Hindi language and fell proud but I 'm the most Gaga for global language English, I do immensely love to talk in English to anybody. Shouldn't be official language of Hindi because in India various languages are speaking then can be it make official language after can't say it that. It is national language we persuade it so called national language, But the fact is that, India is such a country where not one multiple languages are used.

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Sweta said: (Aug 14, 2017)  
Hello, everyone!

In India most commonly understandable language is Hindi. It should be the official language. To address the whole nation, to make our nation unite, our great freedom fighters used the language Hindi, not their respective local languages. Why does our president, PM address the nation in Hindi or in English, (though they do not belong to Hindi speaking states) not in any other languages? English is a foreign language, to connect to the rest part of the world it should be used. I understand in a southern part of India most don't understand Hindi. But I am surprised why they are so hesitant to learn the language. To talk, to communicate with a common man of India who belongs to any part the country, India should have a commonly accepted language. Hindi is perfect for that. Let's make our nation unite, not divide by language, cast, religion etc.

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Aditya Kumar said: (Aug 13, 2017)  
From my point of view, Hindi should be declared as official language of India. But, There is many state in India, where many people does not understand Hindi like in South India and north-eastern state. I am Hindi speaker, but I think government should give some time for those and motivate them for learning Hindi and as Indian people, we should be proud on India and should believe in unity even in language.

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Abhijit said: (Aug 13, 2017)  
We speak English because English is understood in the most parts of the world. It is a global language. Similarly, we need a common language like Hindi which is understood by all the states of India. We must be proud of our language.

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Pooja said: (Aug 11, 2017)  
I am an Indian and I am proud of it. India has a variety of culture. Hindi is our national language but our official language should be English as the language itself creates many riots among Indians. Please people we need peace don't fight over these topics rather we should get united to represent our India in this world. So that our country will soon turn into a developed nation.

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Ritu said: (Aug 11, 2017)  
Yes, I Agree that because in India most of the people who speak in Hindi. Or they love to talk in Hindi. Every country has own official language nd In India only 30% to 40% people know the English language so in that case Hindi is higher than English language or other languages.

So it's easy to say.

Hindi should be our official language.

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Sayan said: (Aug 9, 2017)  
Hindi should not be official languages. Because in India there are various multi national company and the Indian government should communicate with them. So as English is the global language, it should our official language.

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Sohini said: (Aug 9, 2017)  
Hii guys.

In my opinion, Hindi should not be the official language of India as.

1. Hindi is mainly spoken by major part of our country. But not in the whole country (like South India).
2. If we make Hindi our official language then I would become difficult for Foreigner to understand it.
3. As English is spoken by major part of the world so it becomes very convenient for the world to understand it and work runs smoothly.
4. If we make Hindi our official language then it would become difficult for some people of our own country to understand it like South Indians.
5. South Indians are not good in Hindi but they are much fluent in English.
6. If Hindi becomes the official language then we have to keep a translator with us all the time who can make them understand what our documents are saying.

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Lakshmipriya said: (Aug 7, 2017)  
Hi every one.

In my way, Hindi should be an official language of India. As compared to other developed countries like USA and USSR, the literary will be less.

So in India, everyone can not be able to talk in English or other 22 languages in India.

But we can communicate with other state people, and also have some works, that's why all of you have one official language is needed.

Hindi language I have spoken by India in maximum percent, so in our country, Hindi is our official language.

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Malatesh Daddikoppa said: (Aug 4, 2017)  

I am Malatesh.

In my view, should be Hindi is our official language because.


1) India Currently have 74.04 percent literacy rate out of 121crores population but out of 74.04 only 35 to 40 percent people are able to speak in English but more than 75 percent people are able to speak in Hindi in India so it's very helpful to interact with others.

2) It is very helpful to uneducated people.

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Kumar said: (Aug 2, 2017)  
Rather than making it official make it available to learn to every young Indian right from their childhood.

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Mukul Kanyal said: (Jul 31, 2017)  
Yes, Hindi should be our official language. Because there are 22 languages in India.

If we go to other states, we have to learn their language and in all state, they have their mother tongue. So we need one official language which we all understand.

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Basudeb Das. said: (Jul 25, 2017)  
According to my personal opinion, Hindi should not be the official language of India. It has already been declared as our national language. And a lot of controversies has arisen because of this. Let's not make anymore controversy by making it the official language. Because in office correspondence English being global language and being taught in school, colleges. Everybody understands it. For Hindi being the official language. It has to be taught in school, colleges first. Why do that when already we are doing well with English. And has moreover advantages that good for foreign communication also being a global language. Diversity is our culture but by the English language, we get integrated nationally and internationally. Nationally Hindi is being promoted in films and by watching films these days I think everybody these days can speak Hindi. So there should not be discrimination and differences of north and south and only English should be the official language.

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Velraj said: (Jul 25, 2017)  
Hi everyone!

In my opinion, Yes, hindi should be our official language. When compared to engish its difficult to understand but once we learn hindi as english then everyone can understand and speak. Since, hindi is our national language why should we have english as official language. We can change hindi as official.

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Arun said: (Jul 18, 2017)  
Hi, readers.

I am here to just correct Ms.Kritikakapoors sentence she told Hindustan is meant for the land of speaking Hindi. It is absolutely wrong its meaning is the land of Hindus. And yes, of course, we are living in a large country with so many languages so we need to unite by one language but why only Hindi. There are other languages hugely spoken by others like Telugu, Bengali etc. So someone says Hindi spoken people are high that's why we should use Hindi as official. But today English is mandatory everywhere why don't you put English as official. Even it is very beneficial to travel around the world. Some regional areas like Tamilnadu they oppose Hindi strongly. And in the South Indian States, they don't know proper Hindi because they can't speak Hindi in society other than text books. In this case, why not we choose English as an official language. Being Hindi as an official language it leads to discrimination too. The exams like UPSC, SSC in that exams the Hindi spoken people are benefitted what about others. Please, guys think about it.

Thank you.

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Swap said: (Jul 18, 2017)  
As per my opinion, Hindi should not be the official language of India, Because India is countries where people with different cultures and religion live together. Most of them, especially belonging to South India region do not understand Hindi as compared to English.

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Reena said: (Jul 17, 2017)  
Yes, in my point of view, Hindi should be our official language, because we al are living in a different state so we all have different mother tongue (native language). So we need to one official language which language we all understand. Ex- 2 stranger are met in one place one is from Chennai whose language is Telugu and another one has from Punjab they both have need one official language which language they understand each other.

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Roshni said: (Jul 16, 2017)  
According to me, Hindi should not be declared as an official language. Many people are residing in this earth. Each people mother tongue is different, For every people their language is important. Hindi is spoken by only fewer people in Tamilnadu, Kerala etc. And it is also difficult to understand. Language should not be a barrier between people. Hindi as an official language in not accepted. According to the majority, Tamilians are more in number, they know Tamil, English, Telugu etc. But Hindi is only a third language to many students. So they do not know it completely. Thank you.

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Akash said: (Jul 13, 2017)  
Yes, Hindi should be the official language of India but till now it is not possible due to regional politics played by parties. People should reject negative politics and accept hindi as national language and at the same time preserving their own culture and language.

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B.Harish Kumar said: (Jul 6, 2017)  
Well guys with all due respect to our national language, I consider Hindi shouldn't be our official language right now, as I'm from south India from the past decade Hindi is taught in our school as mandatory so the present generation can manage to do the official government work in Hindi as well, but the previous generation they can't even understand it very well. So after some after each and every state are made to at least write in Hindi we may declare Hindi as our official language.

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Atharva Baji said: (Jul 4, 2017)  
Yes, Hindi should be our official language because we must promote our country through our national language. Talking about English, we must speak English because of today's need. We can take an example of China, as there official language is Chinese and also when the Chinese president goes in other nation's he speaks Chinese as well i.e. he is promoting country through his language. Also, our PM speaks in Hindi as well asEnglish while giving a speech. So, I feel Hindi should be our Official Language but we must speak English More as well.

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Venkatesh said: (Jun 23, 2017)  
I would say Hindi won't last for long. As many of our countrymen don't understand and don't speak. Everyone is developing, why should we Indians believe in our past. Don't live in past gone are those days, now Hindi won"t work. I believe English in Hindi accent should be our official language. Think of present, the past has nothing new to say.

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Vaishnavi said: (Jun 22, 2017)  
Hello, friends, I think Hindi should not be official language because if it will happen then it will going to be very hard for our country to make our economical relation with other countries as their language is a concern. If guise you will be ask me example then better example is campus placement. Because HR of the company may belong to other states then he will going for English language only n also to communicate with other countries people we should good in English.

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Anamika said: (Jun 22, 2017)  
Hi everyone,

Though being a regular speaker of Hindi and being known to the fact the Hindi is our national language I believe Hindi should not be the official language. We should consider the South Indians as well. Majority of them don't know Hindi. It will divide the north Indians from South Indians and bring more differences. There must be a uniform language with unites us and not divides us. Also, it should be made sure that it reaches the poor ones as well. Thank you.

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Krishna said: (Jun 18, 2017)  
Hi guys, first of all, I say good morning to you and Hindi is our mother language but it is not a way to communicate with others like American Russians and etc because it is not a global language so I want to say that it will be the official language only in India not in global world thanks.

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Abhishek Nair said: (Jun 7, 2017)  

Before I give any opinion, Friends I want to clear this concept about 'THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGE' which was also misunderstood by me. The official language doesn't refer to a language spoken by the citizens' of a country but a language used within the government. This gives all of us a freedom to speak and refer to any language we want! which includes our mother tongue too. Also because 'official language' isn't about which language should be spoken by everyone, no person within the country will feel that there was injustice done to their mother tongue since India is a diverse nation and probably the only nation to speak many different or multilingual languages.

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Annu said: (Jun 6, 2017)  
Yes, definitely Hindi should be the official language because except south's states we all speak Hindi and my mother tongue is also Hindi nd I wanna clear that now we know English so I prefer English but when we start to communicate in which medium our thoughts come to our mind? Hindi, then we translate it and speak in English that is the matter we should forget that Hindi is our cultural language so all should remember this.

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Abhishek Ranjan said: (Jun 3, 2017)  
Yes, definitely Hindi should be our official language I can prove it by my own opinion I. E- we know that JAPAN is very much known for best technology in the world and their official language is Japanese and their educational language is also Japanese and nowadays they are ruling arkund the world and now turn up into China they are best for medical and their official language is Chinese and they are to ruling the world. And hence if we want more development in our educational system, daily lifestyle and in our work efficiency then our official language must be "HINDI".

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Debiprasad Bhattacharya said: (Jun 2, 2017)  

First of all, I would like to tell that Language is just a way to communicate our opinion, just for understanding what other says. It does not depend upon the language, what we speak.

Yes, we are in 8th largest economy in the world so we need to speak in English for foreigners. It is not only that English is their official language but yes is it for that we Indians respect every language.

But yes we are 7th largest nations in the world. Most of the country has their own officials language like - Chinese in China, Spanish in Spain, Rush in Russia, German in Germany,

So let's make "Hindi is for Hindustan".

Jai hind.

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Ganesh Ralebhat said: (May 25, 2017)  
Hindi should be our official language. Though India has 22 languages, however, Hindi is the most widely spoken among all. Hindi is the 5th most widely spoken language in the world. India was previously known as Hindustan, land of people who speak Hindi.

75% of the country resides in villages, where most of the people speak Hindi. So it is hard for them to accept English as their official language.

English is necessary to maintain Foreign relationships, but that could be done even if English is not our official language.

If we compare India to other countries so India has only where people officially they prefer English and locally they use the Hindi language. Every country has their identical language but only India who doesn't have their identity to present their language i.e. Hindi.

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Susmita Snehi said: (May 9, 2017)  

In my opinion, yes Hindi should be the official language of India because Hindi is our mother tongue so every Indian should have knowledge of it. And also there is the line if we don't value ourselves no one will value us. The same thing is here if we don't value our culture language anyone gives a value. And we represent everywhere as an Indian first then we said about our state so what is the problem if Hindi become an official language. It will show unity in diversity also.

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Arpit Ahuja said: (Apr 29, 2017)  
No, it should not be because constitution of India has also provisions for other languages.

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Mike said: (Apr 27, 2017)  

I do believe in patriotism and the respect of our culture, Hindi is already our national language making it our official language will only make things more confusing around us, there are people (especially the south Indians) still don't know Hindi. Hindi is only used when you have to deal with work or communication to the local people especially in the rural areas other than that there is no requirement to know Hindi. With the use of simple English language, you can live and survive in India. Hence there is no need to make Hindi as our official language it's already our National language and let's respect it and be proud of it.

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Neeraj said: (Apr 26, 2017)  
Hi friends,

Yes, Hindi is an official language of India to connect all people at a place. There are many other languages which are being spoken by the people in India and it is very difficult to convey all people at a place so this is the best way to connect all people at the place using one particular language.


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Manish Kumar said: (Apr 25, 2017)  
Hi friends. ,

I would say Hindi won't last for long. As many of our countrymen don"t understand, and don"t speak. Everyone is developing, why should we Indians believe in our past. Don"t live in past gone are those days, now Hindi won"t work. I believe English in Hindi accent should be our official language. Think of present, the past has nothing new to say.

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Ram Pai said: (Apr 25, 2017)  
Hindi cannot and should not be 'The' official language of India. Firstly, there are 22 other Indian languages which are equally Indian as Hindi. Secondly, other than a few North Indian states people have other native languages. Thirdly, Hindi is as non-native to me as English as I do not find common ground with it. My suggestion is to let English be the official language as it is neutral and a level playing field for all Indians. North Indians should make the effort to learn English snd stop being under the misconception that majority of Indians speak, understand or even like Hindi.

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Pooja said: (Apr 24, 2017)  
According to my point of view, Hindi should be official language because India is diverse country and every state has their own language but there should be one official language that should be understood by everyone to communicate between different state or within our country. Though English is also important but in some areas no one know English. So there should be one official language to communicate with people in the state in India and Hindi is understand by everyone.

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Mallika said: (Apr 23, 2017)  
Hello Dear Indians,

In my opinion, Hindi should remain the Official Language of our country. Since time immemorial, Hindi has been the main medium through which people communicated ideas with one another. If we turn the pages of history, we will see that most of our freedom fighters spoke for Freedom in Hindi. Many of the slogans were made in Hindi.

Some regions may not agree to this, but it may be because of their insecurity to lose their cultural language. But it can't be denied that HINDI is an easy-to-learn language and it UNITES India.

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Panchanan said: (Apr 22, 2017)  
Hi, everyone.

Hindi must be the official language of our nation, many countries like France & China have French & Chinese as their language then why not us & one more thing around 85-90 percent Indians are comfortable with Hindi except very few states everyone can understand & speak well Hindi. That's why I think Hindi is the only language which can easily connect all the Indians & on the other hand, English should also be used in few states in the south.

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Aarnav said: (Apr 20, 2017)  
Hi everyone, I think Hindi should be the official language of India. For eg. Hockey is the national sport of India but about 60% people like and play cricket. Like this only Hindi is our national language but of us speak English. So, Hindi should be the official language of India.

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