Hindi Diwas 2022

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Hindi Divas is celebrated every year on 14 September. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that the Hindi language has brought India a special respect at the world level and its simplicity and sensitivity have always attracted people.


IMPORTANT FACTS -

  • The day is dedicated to the Hindi language after it was declared as the official language of the Union of India.

History of Hindi Diwas :

  • The Constituent Assembly of India declared Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the Union of India on 14 September 1949.

  • English is the second official language.

  • It was decided to celebrate this day as Hindi Diwas by the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru.

  • Article 351 of the Constitution of India deals with the promotion and upliftment of the Hindi language.

  • Hindi language has also been included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.

Government efforts to promote Hindi language :

  • Establishment of Central Hindi Directorate in the year 1960

  • The Indian Council for Cultural Relations has established 'Hindi Chairs' in various universities/institutions abroad.

  • E-Saral Hindi Sentence Dictionary and E-Mahashabdkosh Mobile App

  • Rajbhasha Gaurav Puraskar and Rajbhasha Kirti Puraskar for those who contributed to the development of Hindi language

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