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World Hindi Day celebrated on 10 January

World Hindi Day celebrated on 10 January

Today is World Hindi Day. Every year on January 10, World Hindi Day is celebrated all over the world. Its purpose is to create awareness in the world for the spread of Hindi and to present Hindi as an international language. On this day there are special programs in Indian Embassies located abroad. In addition, lectures are organized in Hindi in government offices of the country.

World Hindi Day: Interesting facts

  • The first World Hindi Conference was held in Nagpur on January 10, 1975 for the spread of Hindi worldwide. That is why this day is celebrated as World Hindi Day. In this conference, 122 representatives from 30 countries were involved. World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on January 10, every year since 2006.
  • Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh had announced the celebration of World Hindi Day every year on January 10, 2006. Hence, World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on January 10, since 2006.
  • The Indian Embassy abroad conducts special events on the occasion of World Hindi Day. In all government offices, programs are organized on various topics in Hindi.
  • The first World Hindi Day in Norway was celebrated by the Indian Embassy. After this, the second and third world Hindi Day was celebrated with great fanfare under the chairmanship of writer Suresh Chandra Shukla under the auspices of the Indian Norwegian Information and Cultural Forum.
  • Apart from World Hindi Day, 'Hindi Day is celebrated every year on September 14. The Hindi Divas is celebrated since 14 September 1949, when the Constituent Assembly gave Hindi the status of official language.
  • Hindi is taught in hundreds of universities all over the world and crores of people speak Hindi everywhere in the world. Not only this, Hindi is one of the five most spoken languages ??in the world.
  • There is an island called Fiji in Melanesia of the South Pacific Ocean. In Fiji, Hindi has been given the status of official language. It is also called Fijian Hindi or Fijian Hindustani. This period is a composite form of Bhojpuri, Avadhi and other dialects.
  • Hindi is spoken in many countries including Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, America, Britain, Germany, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad, Mauritius and South Africa.
  • For the first time in the year 2017, the Oxford Dictionary included Hindi words like 'Achchha', 'Bada Din', 'Bachcha' and 'Surya Namaskar'.
  • According to the calculation of the World Economic Forum, Hindi is one of the ten powerful languages ??of the world.

Related Question:-

Q.1 In which year World Hindi Day was started?
A. 2012
B. 1975
C. 2006
D. 1949
Ans: 2006

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