World Hindi Day

Published on January 10, 2020
Current context: World Hindi Day is celebrated on 10th January every year.
World Hindi Day
  • The day is commemorated every year with the objective to promote the use of Hindi language abroad.
  • The First World Hindi Conference was organized on this day in 1975 in Nagpur to promote the language worldwide.
  • Since then 10th January is being observed as World Hindi Day.
  • Hindi is India’s official language and is spoken by more than 250 million people across the World.
  • Under Article 343, the official language of the Union has been prescribed and Hindi was declared as an official language but not the national language.
  • The Department of Official Language – Rajbhasha, Government of India organises several special programmes to mark the day.
  • Hindi is adopted as an official language of Pacific Island country Fiji.

Question: 

Q.1 Which day is celebrated as the World Hindi Day every year?
a. 10th December
b. 10th January
c. 11th December
d. 11th January

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