Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze congratulates the population on the Mother Language Day. The Prime Minister posted the relevant statement onn his Facebook official page.
"Today we celebrate the Mother Language Day. April 14, 1978 was a clear example that when the Georgian people stands together, we can protect our national interests against any force. I congratulate everybody on the Mother Language Day! "- says Mamuka Bakhtadze in the statement.
On 14 April 1978, the Georgian population protested against the decision of the Soviet regime to abolish the Georgian language. forced to step back. As a result of protests across Georgia, the Georgian language was declared the official language of Georgia.