Every year, 10th January is celebrated as Hindi Day all over the world. The purpose of celebrating this day is to promote Hindi throughout the world. Along with this, Indian culture also has to be taken to other countries. It was first celebrated in the year 2006 by the then Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. After which it is celebrated with great pomp every year. While International Hindi Day is celebrated on 10 January, National Hindi Day is celebrated on 14 September. Not only in India, Hindi is also spoken in the Philippines, Mauritius, Nepal, Suriname, Fiji, Tibet, Trinidad and Pakistan. This is a day to unite the Indian speaking people across the world.
History of World Hindi Day
The first World Hindi Day was celebrated in Nagarpur on January 10, 1975. In which 122 representatives from 30 countries participated, but the announcement of formally celebrating World Hindi Day was made by the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the year 2006.
Purpose of celebrating World Hindi Day
Celebrating this day was started with the aim of spreading the Hindi language across the world. This day is celebrated with pomp and show from Indian embassies. Various types of programs and competitions related to Hindi language are organized. Let us tell you that World Hindi Secretariat is located in Mauritius.
Theme of World Hindi Day 2024
World Hindi Day is celebrated every year with a theme. The work related to this is done under the theme only. The theme of Hindi Day in the year 2024 is ‘Hindi from traditional knowledge to artificial intelligence’. Many types of programs are also organized in this regard in which people participate enthusiastically.
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