Hindi Diwas 2022 is held on September 14 to promote the Hindi language. The Hindi language gets most of its academic terminology from Sanskrit written in the Devanagari script. Let’s examine Hindi Diwas’s history, significance, and vital facts.
Hindi Diwas 2022 is observed at schools, universities, offices, and organizations on September 14 to honor the day and language. Hindi became an official Indian language on this day.
14 September 1949, India’s Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi as the official language. Hindi is one of the two official languages of the Union Government, along with English. One of India’s 22 languages.
Beohar Rajendra Simha, Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Kaka Kalelkar, Maithili Sharan Gupt, and Seth Govind Das helped make Hindi one of India’s official languages.
History of Hindi Language
Hindi is part of the Indo-European Indo-Aryan language family. Mughals and Persians influenced Hindi. India has many languages and dialects. Language was the main question after independence. On December 6, 1946, India’s Constituent Assembly was elected to write the Constitution. The Constituent Assembly accepted the final draft of the Constitution on November 26, 1949. It took effect on January 26, 1950.
Nepal, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Fiji, and Mauritius also speak Hindi.
When is Hindi Diwas 2022?
After independence, the Indian government aimed to idealize the country’s mother tongue and standardize writing using the Devanagari script. The Constituent Assembly approved Hindi on 14 September 1949. Rajendra Simha, who pushed to become Hindi India’s national language, was born on September 14.
Interesting facts about Hindi Diwas 2022
1. Most Indians speak Hindi. Over 70% of the country speaks Hindi.
2. “Hindi” is a Persian word, and Amir Khusro wrote the first Hindi poem.
3. “Grasim the Taisi” wrote the first history of Hindi.
4. In 1977, Atal Bihari Vajpayee addressed the UN General Assembly in Hindi.
“Namaste” is the most common Hindi term.
6. The first Hindi web portal appeared in 2000, and Hindi’s Internet presence has since grown.
Hindi is one of seven Indian languages used to construct web addresses (URL).
Mahatma Gandhi first proposed making Hindi a national language in 1918. Gandhiji called Hindi the people’s language.
Article 343 of the Constitution recognized Hindi on 26 January 1950.
On Hindi Diwas, 14-21 September, Rajbhasha Week or Hindi Week is celebrated. There are contests. School and office gatherings are frequent. Its goal is to promote Hindi development beyond Hindi Diwas.
On Hindi Diwas, the Bhasha Samman award was created to promote Hindi and other languages. This award is granted annually for notable contributions to Indian languages and classical & medieval literature.
On 14 September, the country celebrates Hindi Diwas to promote the language. This is the author’s translation.