Hindi Diwas is celebrated annually on September 14 to commemorate the adoption of Hindi as India’s official language by the Constituent Assembly in 1949.
- The first Hindi Diwas was observed in 1953.
- Hindi is one of India’s 22 scheduled languages and is predominantly spoken in several states, including Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Haryana, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, Maharashtra, and Punjab.
- The celebration of Hindi Diwas promotes national integration by uniting India’s linguistic communities and highlights the country’s linguistic diversity.
- Government offices, schools, and educational institutions organize various events on Hindi Diwas, including competitions, quizzes, cultural programs, seminars, workshops, and reading sessions.
Q.: Hindi is one of how many scheduled languages in India?
Ans : C. 22