Supreme Court dismissed the petition to make Sanskrit the national language, said- ‘Do you speak Sanskrit? Supreme Court dismissed the petition to make Sanskrit the national language, said- ‘Do you speak Sans

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Supreme Court dismissed the petition to make Sanskrit the national language

Sanskrit National Language Row: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking to make Sanskrit the national language of India. Dismissing the petition, a bench of Justice MR Shah and Justice Krishna Murari observed that the matter is a policy decision which requires amendment in the Constitution and cannot be ordered by the court. The court asked during the hearing, “How many cities in India speak Sanskrit? Do you speak Sanskrit? Can you recite a line in Sanskrit or at least translate the prayer into Sanskrit in your writ petition.” ” Former additional secretary of Gujarat K.G. The PIL filed by Vanzara was seeking a direction to the court to the Center to notify Sanskrit as the national language. According to the petition, “India should learn from Israel, which made English the official/national language of Israel along with Hebrew in 1948.”

Hearing the petition, the bench asked, ‘Sanskrit language is spoken in how many cities of India? do you speak sanskrit? Can you speak a line in Sanskrit language or translate your petition into Sanskrit?’ DG Vanzara recited a verse on this question of the Supreme Court bench. On this the bench immediately said that this verse is known to all.

DG Vanzara says that he wants to get the matter discussed on behalf of the Center. Referring to the statement of a judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta during the British government, he said that among the 22 languages, one thing is clear that Sanskrit is the mother tongue. On this, the court said, ‘We also accept this point, but on this basis no language can be declared as the national language.

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