Are you wondering what is Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day all about? Well, it is the day when India or Bharat celebrates the date of 14 September every year. It was in 1949, 14 September that the Republic of India adopted Hindi which has been inscribed in the Devanagari script as its official language. It was since 1950 Hindi has been the official communication language of the Union administration of India.
Article 343 of the Indian Constitution set up Hindi as India or Bharat’s official language. In 1953, Hindi Day, or Hindi Diwas was celebrated for the first time. Hindi is also the first communication language between the federal government and state administrations. However, state administrations were allowed to choose their own official languages. Along with Hindi and English, the Constitution of India acknowledges 22 languages as official languages.
Here are some interesting factual messages that you can forward or send on Hindi Diwas 2023 which falls on 14 September 2023, Thursday.
1) Around 4.46% of the people of the world speak in Hindi. Hindi is said to be the fourth most spoken language in the world after Chinese, Spanish, and English. So, let us commemorate the day by wishing each other greetings on Hindi Diwas 2023.
2) The government of India has actively promoted the acknowledgment of Hindi since 2015. However, the United Nations has still not recognized it as an official language among its list of languages. So, what’s there? We still get a chance to celebrate the language of Hindi which gives us access to so many literature books for upgrading our knowledge. Happy Hindi Diwas 2023.
3) Did you know that the Hindi language actually uses the Devanagari script and has around 16 dialects? You will be surprised to find out that the most prominent dialects include Bundeli, Khariboli, Awadhi, and Bhojpuri. Happy Hindi Diwas to you and your family.
4) The reason why Hindi is quite popular not just in India but across the world is because the language descends directly from an early form of Vedic Sanskrit through Sauraseni Prakrit and Auraseni Apabhraa. Happy Hindi Diwas 2023.
5) Although Hindi is primarily spoken in the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, and Haryana as they form the Hindi belt, Hindi has been widely accepted and adopted by several other states too all over in India. So, let us celebrate the unity in the diversity scenario of the Hindi language. Happy Hindi Diwas.
6) Teachers and other famous figures promote the history and importance of the Hindi language on Hindi Diwas every year. Students participate in many events and also share their views on the importance of the Hindi language. Moreover, schools and colleges conduct essay writing, poem recitation, speeches, debates, skits, and plays in the Hindi language. So, how are you planning to celebrate the linguistic heritage of Hindi? Share your ideas as well for celebrating the memorable day of Hindi Diwas.