Sunday Special: Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on 14 September. Here in the Sunday session, how and when did this special day begin and what is its history.
Sunday Special: Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on 14 September. Hindi is the fourth most spoken language in the world after English, Spanish and Mandarin. Hindi is one of the most widely spoken languages of India. Most of the people of North India celebrate this language as their mother tongue. Official language awards are given by the President of India every year on Hindi Day and World Hindi Day (10 January World Hindi Day) is celebrated on 10 January. In this way, Hindi Divas is celebrated twice in India.
Today Hindi is spoken and read not only in India but in many countries of the world. Hindi is an Indo-Aryan language, written in the Devanagari script among the official languages of India. This day of Hindi Diwas is dedicated to promote and propagate the official language.
Why is Hindi Diwas celebrated only on 14th September?
Hindi is considered as the official language of the country, hence Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on 14th September. The first Hindi Day was celebrated on 14 September 1953 and since then 14 September is celebrated as Hindi Diwas every year. In fact, after independence, on 14 September 1949, the Constituent Assembly decided to make Hindi the official language of the country. After a long discussion, Hindi got the status of official language.
importance of hindi day
On Hindi Diwas, language award is given to inspire people towards Hindi. This award is given every year to such a person of the country, who has made a special contribution in the use and upliftment of Hindi language among the people. Official language awards are given by the President of India every year on Hindi Diwas.
When and why is Hindi Diwas celebrated?
Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year in India on 14 September and World Hindi Day on 10 January in the world. The Constituent Assembly, taking serious note of it, unanimously decided on 14 September 1949 that Hindi would be the national language of the country. This day also happens to be the birthday of Rajendra Singh. On September 14, Vyohar Rajendra Singh, the pioneer of Hindi, was born in Jabalpur. It is said that after attaining independence, the contribution of getting Hindi established as the official language goes to him.