Do we still need to assert that Hindi opens the doors to a world of enormous possibilities? We simply need to open our eyes to them
“We are the children of India and India is our mother. In this way, while carrying out a son’s responsibilities, we support the efforts to make Hindi the official language of the United Nations." This announcement by Sir Anerood Jugnauth, Mauritius’s minister mentor, minister of Rodrigues and minister of defence, evoked a long and rapturous applause from the audience at Port Louis’s Abhimanyu Unnuth Convention Centre. Was this another announcement by a seasoned politician made just for the sake of formality?