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Hindi Diwas 2021

Hindi Diwas:

Hindi Diwas was celebrated across the country on September 14, 2021.

  • It was on this day in 1949 that the constituent assembly adopted Hindi written in Devanagari as the official language of the country.
  • It is one of the 22 scheduled languages of the Republic of India.
  • It is celebrated across schools and colleges as well as offices. On the day, students are encouraged to participate in various events including essay and letter-writing along with language competitions.
  • It is also on this day that the President of the country felicitates people for their contribution to Hindi language and literature.
  • In India alone, there are roughly about 43.6 per cent speakers, who identify Hindi as their mother tongue — according to the 2011 census.
  • The language has other variants as well, like Awadhi, Braj and Khadi Boli.