SunstarTV Bureau: Hindi, named as our national language. With its widespread use, everyone needs to be committed with the noted language. Currently, Hindi is well known as the third spoken language across country. About 77 per cent of the country’s population speaks in Hindi. Each year in September 14, we people are celebrating the day as “Hindi Day”. One of the reasons behind the observance of this day is to prevent neglect of the Hindi language in the country. The first Hindi day was observed in 1953.
Mahatma Gandhi called that “Hindi the language of the people”. The father of the nation also had addressed the nation to make Hindi as national language. The noted language been spoken in most states of the country. The Hindi spoken people are living in as many as 150 countries across world.
Hindi is currently the mother tongue of about 18 crore people in India. Simply put, Hindi is the most spoken language in India. Keeping this in mind, it was decided by the Assembly to make Hindi as the official language.
On September 14, 1949, the Legislative Assembly proposed to make Hindi the official language. Its main purpose is to connect people from all parts of the country through Hindi.
History of Hindi Day:
In the Indian Legislative Assembly, on September 14, 1949, Hindi was adopted as the official language of India in Devanagari script. The first Hindi day was officially celebrated on September 14, 1953. The reason for accepting Hindi as the official language is to simplify the administration in a country with multiple languages. Efforts were made by many writers, poets and activists to adopt Hindi as the official language. Hindi is celebrated for 15 days in government offices and educational institutions.
The importance of Hindi Day:
Hindi Day is celebrated every year to promote the Hindi language. It is recommended that all government offices use Hindi instead of English, to promote Hindi language. On this day many literary and cultural events are organized across the country, where people celebrate the great work of Hindi literature.
The language we know today is one of the modern Aryan languages. There are many more languages in India that are on the verge of extinction. “Hindi Day” is celebrated to promote its importance among country’s people.