Hindi Diwas

Hindi language is one of the oldest languages obtains much of its academic terminology from the Sanskrit language is written in Devanagari script.
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When was Hindi espoused as official language?

The Constituent Assembly of India had espoused Hindi as India’s official language on September 14th, 1949. To show its significance and to celebrate its mark of acknowledgement, we commemorate Hindi Diwas on September 14th every year.

History of Hindi Language

Hindi language is one of the oldest languages & obtains much of its academic terminology from the Sanskrit language & is written in Devanagari script. The history of Hindi belongs to Indo - Aryan division of Indo - European language family. Mughals and Persian added their own flavor to Hindi language.

Diversity of Hindi Language

After attaining independence, the Indian Government set about homogenizing Hindi with rules of consistency of grammar & orthography, using the Devanagari script to bring about standardization in writing, perk up some characters & set up diacritics to articulate sounds. This language has travelled a stretched way to make its presence felt worldwide.

Celebrations of Hindi Diwas

On the eve of Hindi Diwas, many schools, offices and colleges commemorate the day with exceptional programmes & competitions in which students enthusiastically participate. Hindi poems, recitations, quizzes are held on the occasion of Hindi Diwas with great fervor. People encourage the use of Hindi language among each other.

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