Hindi Divas observed on September 14th of every year is a notable date on the Indian calendar. This day is set aside to recognize the importance of Hindi as one of the two official languages of India; the other being English. While Hindi is often glorified on the occasion of Hindi Divas; in many states within the country where Hindi isn’t a prominent
The Importance of Hindi
The observance of Hindi Divas stems from the importance of Hindi as a language that is spoken all over the country in varying degrees of perfection. It is easy to see why the Central Government of India would set aside Hindi Divas as notable day on the Indian calendar. The Central Government of India has an active presence all over the country and official communications are carried out in Hindi and English. As such; the government recognizes Hindi as an effective linguistic platform from which to communicate with the diverse groups of people it governs. Additionally; public servants heavily rely on Hindi to serve the citizens of India as central government workers may not always have the advantage of serving on home turf and communicating in their state languages with co-workers and the general public. The recognition that Hindi gets from the observance of Hindi Divas is thus well-deserved and the observance of Hindi Divas is a practical extension of the widespread use of Hindi as an official language spoken all over the country.
History of Hindi Divas
According to Wikipedia; “Hindi Divas is celebrated on 14 September because
Today Hindi is the 4th most widely spoken language in the world; used by 250 million people to communicate with each other on a daily basis.