Vice President calls upon people to give greater attention to Urdu language

New Delhi, Jan 14: At a book release function here today, Vice President Hamid Ansari called upon people to give greater attention to the beautiful language of Urdu.

Vice President, while speaking after releasing the book titled ” Justice with Urdu” authored by former Supreme Court judge and Press Council of India Chairman Justice Markandey Katju, said that Urdu is an international language as it was evident from the Internet. There was 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, Hamid Ansari 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. (ANI)