Hindi Diwas has been celebrated for many years. Hindi is spoken almost everywhere in India, but the youth needs to expand it further.
Hindi language is the most spoken language in India. The expansion of Hindi is increasing slowly now. Today even the British are trying to learn Hindi. However, Hindi speakers are still looked down upon in the society. Whether it is about an office or a big institution. Everywhere the dominance of English is seen. That is why there is a need for today’s young generation to unite for our mother language Hindi and to establish Hindi as the primary language.
Hindi Diwas is one of the important events in India, which is celebrated annually on 14 September to commemorate the declaration of Hindi language as the official language of the Central Government of India. The day also marks the birth anniversary of Bohar Rajendra Singh and to honor his efforts, on his 50th birthday in 1949, the government adopted Hindi as one of the official languages after English.
Time and again, Hindi words have taken the social media by storm, leaving an impact on the minds of the netizens. Words like Achcha, Dadagiri, Shaadi etc. are some of the most common words spoken by millions of people in India. However, did you know that these words have secured their place in the Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary?
Yes, you read that right, the dictionary’s 10th edition, which was launched in January last year, contained 384 Indian English words. This year one of the most famous words was added to amaze everyone and it is none other than self-reliant. Not only this, it was also declared the ‘Hindi Word of the Year 2020’ as it “recognizes the day-to-day achievements of countless Indians who have dealt with and survived the dangers of the pandemic”.
As Hindi Diwas nears, we bring you some Hindi words that you can also find in the Oxford Dictionary of English:
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The first Hindi Day was celebrated in 1953 when it was accepted and became a part of the Indian Constitution on January 26, 1950. Not many people know that the Hindi language belongs to the Indo-Aryan branch of the Indo-European language family. It was adopted as a symbol of national identity feared by Indian leaders during the days of freedom struggle.
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