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Hindi Diwas celebrated in India on 14th September

Hindi Divas or "Hindi Day" is celebrated annually on the 14th of September in India. On the 50th birthday of Beohar Rajendra Simha, Hindi was adopted as the official language of Republic of India celebrating it as "Hindi-Day" or Hindi Diwas.

History:

Hindi Divas is celebrated on 14 September because, on this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the Republic of India. Beohar Rajendra Simha along with Hazari Prasad Dwivedi, Kaka Kalelkar, Maithili Sharan Gupt and Seth Govind Das had gathered support for Hindi rallying across the country and also debating the issue in Parliament. And hence, on the 50th birthday of Beohar Rajendra Simha on 14 September 1949, the efforts came to fruition following the adoption of Hindi as the official language.

This decision was ratified by the Constitution of India that came into effect on 26 January 1950. Under Article 343 of the Indian Constitution, Hindi written in Devanagari script was adopted as the official language. In all, there are 22 Scheduled languages of India, of which, two are officially used at Union government of India level: Hindi and English. Hindi is spoken by 250 million people as the original language and it is the fourth language of the world.

Know all about Hindi it's History, origin and survival story here.

There are about 22 scheduled languages in India.
22 Scheduled languages of India
22 Scheduled languages of India

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