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14 September: Hindi Diwas 2019 Celebrations Details, Aim, Significance, History

14 September: Hindi Diwas 2019 Celebrations Details, Aim, Significance, History

Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day or National Language Day is celebrated on 14 September every year in India.

Hindi Diwas was first celebrated by India's first Prime Minister Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru on 14th September 1953.

Hindi is the official language of India, officially recognized after 2 years'of Indian independence, decided by voting in the Constituent Assembly on 14 September 1949.

Hindi is the fourth language of the world which is spoken by most people globally.

Hindi is spoken in many countries including Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, USA, UK, Germany, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad, Mauritius and South Africa.

Hindi has been given the status of official language in the Pacific island country of Fiji. 

Hindi itself is a Persian language word. 

Hindi is taught as a subject in 176 universities of the world. 

In the year 2017, for the first time in the Oxford dictionary, Hindi words like 'good', 'big day', 'child' and 'Surya Namaskar' 'Nari Shakti' were included. 


 

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