The national and link language of the country has been described as a barometer of India’s fortunes and reactions to external dangers. Hindi has recorded the deeds of the people, has voiced several thoughts from several people. The subject of this book is a comprehensive history of the language which gives information about the socio-religious and political awakening of the public.
The book also deals with the Bhakti movement, growth of Dashini Hindi, Guru Nanak and other topics. The Bhakti movement took several centuries to reach the whole of the country. Hindi in various dialects has been linked with this movement. The author has also traced the impact of the Reformist movement, Urdu and English on Hindi and its development.