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Rajnath Singh stated Sanskrit to be Useful Language for Science and Technology

Aug 26, 2015 17:40 IST

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has recently said that Sanskrit is one of the most scientific languages in the world and it has even been said by foreign scholars as well. He sounded advocating the importance of language to while speaking at an event.

    Rajnath Singh further stated that he would launch a ‘Mahaabhiyan’ to take Sanskrit at every doorstep. The Mahaabhiyan would be led by an educational institute in Lucknow. He said pointing towards the ‘Mahaabhiyan’ saying, “There is no other language which provides answers to complex philosophical questions like epics written in Sanskrit. Be it art, literature, science or technology, people are admitting Sanskrit is most useful.” He further get on to saying that even NASA while building a super computer said that Sanskrit was the most suitable language for doing it. “But it is irony in our country that we are getting away from it in India”, he said.

    Further advocating about the language he pointed out that Sanskrit does not have issues related to spellings like other languages such as English and is pronounced in a similar tone and manner everywhere around the world. For other languages pronunciation varies from region to region, but in case of Sanskrit it is universal. He added, “Even youths in US and UK are reading Sanskrit”.

    He added saying that during his tenure as Education Minister in Uttar Pradesh Government he had introduced two chapters on Vedic Mathematics at the school curriculum. The chapters were later removed by the subsequent governments. He concluded saying that if there is a will to learn the language it can be taken to each and every house of the country and given back its glory it once deserved.


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