World Hindi Day is celebrated on which date?

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Mishra Ji asked 19-Jun-2019 in General Knowledge by Mishra Ji

World Hindi Day is celebrated on which date?

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UTKARSHA SINGHROUL answered 25-Jun-2019 by UTKARSHA SINGHROUL

The World Hindi Day is celebrated on January 10 of every year. Since, 2006, the date of January 10 is celebrated as World Hindi Day. The sole aim of celebrating the day is to spread the greatness of Hindi language.

World Hindi Day is celebrated on which date?

The day was celebrated to mark the anniversary of the first World Hindi Conference which was organized in the year 1975. The event of Conference was inaugurated by the then Prime Minister of India, Smt. Indira Gandhi in Nagpur. Since, then the conference has been organized in different countries along with India are United States of America, Trinidad and Tobago, Mauritius, and United Kingdom.

The main aim of celebrating the World Hindi Day is to promote the Hindi language at the Global platform. Apart from India, Hindi language is spoken in Nepal, Fiji, Mauritius, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, and Suriname. However, Nepalese and Hindi share the same Devanagari Script.

On the occasion of World Hindi Day, the Union Ministry of External Affairs conduct a special event to spread the message that how great the Hindi language is. Apart from India, Hindi is been termed as the official language of Fiji as well. Hindi is the 4th most spoken language in the world with a combined speakers of approximately 258 Million across the world. Hindi is a descendant of Sanskrit language.

Under the Article 343, Hindi language has been taken as the official language of India. Whereas, Under Article 120, Article 210, Article 344, and Article from 348 to 351 were have been mentioned under constitutional provisions as the aim for the promotion of Hindi language. Hindi has been enriched from the influence of different languages like Arabic, Persian, Turkish, English, and Dravidian languages. However, many words from Hindi language has been taken with little changes as an English word as well.