Hindi Diwas is celebrated on September 14, every year in our country. The day marks the adaption of the Hindi language as the “National language” of the country by the first Prime Minister of the nation Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru. 

Hindi was adopted in the Devanagari script as one of the official languages in different Hindi-speaking states of India. Hindi written in Devanagari script was adopted as one of the official languages, under Article 343 of the Indian Constitution. In all, there are 22 Scheduled languages of India. Hindi was adopted as one of the two official languages of India due to the efforts of Beohar Rajendra Simha along with Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Kaka Kalelkar, Maithili Sharan Gupt and Seth Govind Das.

The day is celebrated to honour and promote the official language of the nation. 

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Hindi Diwas 2021: Why the day is celebrated on September 14.

The day is observed on September 14 because on the same date the language was adopted in Devanagri script, in the year 1949. 

Hindi Diwas 2021: Quotes

  • “No nation can be called a nation except its own language. Protecting language is more important than protecting borders.” – Thasmis Davis
  • “The progress of my language is the root of all languages, but without knowledge of my language, it is not possible to eradicate it.” — Bhartendu Harishchandra
  • “The question of Hindi is the question of Swaraj” – Mahatma Gandhi
  • “A country which does not experience the pride of its language and literature, cannot progress.” – Dr Rajendra Prasad
  • “The contribution of Hindi in the development of India is very important. If we want to see India as a developed country, then we all have to understand the importance of Hindi” – unknown.
  • “Hindi is the language of the heart, due to which our words come from the heart and reach the heart” – unknown.

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Hindi Diwas 2021: Messages and Wishes

  • Hindi ke bina Hindustan utna hi adhura hai jitna saanso ke bina ye Jeevan…. Hindi Diwas 2021 ki dher saari shubh kamnayein.
  • Hindi bhasha Bharat ka wo gehna hai jo sada Bharat ko sajata rahega aur sada hi humari shaan bankar chamakta rahega…. Hindi Diwas 2021 ki badhai.
  • A country that does not take pride in its language and literature can never progress. Happy Hindi Diwas 2021!
  • Don’t be ashamed to speak Hindi Hearty greetings to all of you on Hindi Diwas 2021 to all of you my friends.
  • Warm wishes on the occasion of Hindi Diwas to everyone. Let us bring more prosperity and popularity to our beautiful language. 

World Hindi Diwas is celebrated on January 10, this day commemorates the first World Hindi Conference held in Nagpur on January 10, 1975. For the first time, the World Hindi Diwas was celebrated in the year 2006, by then Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh.

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