Why is World Hindi Day celebrated only on 10 January? Know its history and importance. Why Is World Hindi Day Celebrated On 10
World Hindi Day is celebrated on 10 January all over the world. Let us know what is the importance of this day and how it started to be celebrated.
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Every year on January 10, World Hindi Day is celebrated all over the world. To remember the importance of Hindi and respect it as a language by Hindi enthusiasts across the globe World Hindi Day is celebrated. Even though the number of people speaking English is the highest in the world. But Hindi is such a language, you will find people who speak and understand it all over the world. Hindi is the language of honor, respect and pride for the people of our country.
World Hindi Day was started in 1949 as the anniversary of Hindi being spoken for the first time in the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). After this, in 1975, the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi inaugurated the first World Hindi Conference. Since then till today Hindi conferences are organized in different parts of the world. However, for the first time World Hindi Day was celebrated on January 10, 2006. This decision was announced by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
What is the importance of World Hindi Day?
The purpose of this day is to create awareness about the Indian language and promote it as a global language across the world. World Hindi Day is celebrated to create awareness about the use of Indian language and also for the use and promotion of Hindi language.
How is this day celebrated?
The Ministry of External Affairs organizes many programs and activities every year on this day to promote Hindi. Sometimes this day is also celebrated by issuing special postage stamps by the Indian Postal Department to mark the occasion. Debates, discussions, Hindi poetry recitation, literature classes, plays, quizzes and such programs are organized in schools on this day. Many organizations including Hindi Club also hold debates and discussions.
world hindi day vs hindi day
World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on 10 January. Whereas Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on 14 September. The day focuses on the promotion and global recognition of Hindi language across the world. On the other hand, Hindi Diwas celebrated in India focuses on the recognition of Hindi language in India. However, there has been a debate about promoting this language in non-Hindi speaking areas.