India cannot progress on the basis of foreign language only: Venkaiah Naidu

New Delhi: Claiming that the country cannot develop on the basis of a foreign language, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday stressed the need to connect Hindi with regional languages and one’s daily bread. Addressing the Hindi Day function in Vigyan Bhawan here Naidu said youth’s knowledge, skills and energy will be required to take India in the right direction as one of the world’s leading economies. This is possible only with the maximum use of Hindi and other languages of the country because no country can progress on the basis of a foreign language he reiterated. He said there was a need to transform the vast youth population into national asset creators. He also suggested that Hindi and regional languages should be linked to people’s livelihood.