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World Hindi Day 2024

World Hindi Day 2024:

World Hindi Day, observed annually on January 10, honors the vast contributions of Hindi speakers and the language’s global significance.

  • Hindi was first spoken at the United Nations General Assembly in 1949.
  • The inaugural World Hindi Diwas took place in 2006 under the leadership of Dr. Manmohan Singh.
  • Since then, January 10 has been observed as World Hindi Day everywhere.
  • According to Article 343 of the Indian Constitution, Hindi written in Devanagari script is the official language of the union.
    Hindi, along with English, are the official languages of India.
  • Hindi is one of the 22 languages listed in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution.
  • Hindi belongs to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language group.