14 September: Hindi Diwas

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14 September Hindi Diwas
14 September Hindi Diwas

14 September: Hindi Diwas. Every year September 14 is observed as Hindi Diwas. This is an annual day which is celebrated all over India since 1953, to celebrate the popularity of Hindi as an official language of India.

Section 343 (1) of Constitution of India, in reference of Hindi as official language, reads- The official language of Union shall be Hindi and script Devanagari. The form of the marks used for official purposes of Union will be international form.

The decision to mark September 14 as Hindi Diwas was taken by Jawaharlal Nehru. Hindi got its name from the Persian word Hind, meaning ‘land of the Indus River’.

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