Hindi Diwas 2020: PM Narendra Modi, other luminaries greet citizens

Sakal Times News Desk
Monday, 14 September 2020

Under Article 343 of the Indian Constitution, the decision came into effect on January 26, 1950. The Constituent Assembly of India gave Hindi the recognition of one of the two official languages of Republic of India.
 

Every year Hindi Diwas is celebrated on September 14 to commemorate the adoption of Hindi as one of the official languages in different regions of India. On the 50th birth anniversary of Beohar Rajendra Simha, September 14, 1949, Hindi, written in Devanagari script was accepted as one of the official languages of India. Under Article 343 of the Indian Constitution, the decision came into effect on January 26, 1950. The Constituent Assembly of India gave Hindi the recognition of one of the two official languages of Republic of India.

Hindi is the most spoken language in India and is the fourth-most spoken language in the world and is spoken by over 366 million people across different continents. The history of Hindi is rich and ancient and the Devanagari script has existed since the 11th century.

The Hindi Diwas is celebrated with  the President of India presenting the Rajbhasha awards to people for their sincere contribution towards the language. Albeit, this year due to the ravage created by the coronavirus, the celebrations have come to a standstill. But from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to common citizens, people have shared their thoughts on the language on Twitter -

 

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