World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on January 10. Here are some famous quotes by some great personalities on the importance of Hindi.
World Hindi Day 2021: Hindi is considered to be the mother language of India. It is the simplest source of expression of our nation. It is our heritage and the most widely spoken language across the country. The word Hindi originated from the Persian word Hind, meaning the land of the Indus river.
Apart from India, the language is also spoken in Nepal, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Fiji, and Mauritius. Therefore, to promote the Hindi language all around the world, International Hindi Day or World Hindi Day is celebrated every year.
Dr. Rajendra Prasad once said, “A country that does not have the pride of its language and literature cannot be advanced.”
World Hindi Day 2021: Date
World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on January 10. Vishwa Hindi Divas commemorates the anniversary of the first World Hindi Conference held in Nagpur on January 10, 1975. The conference was inaugurated by the then prime minister Indira Gandhi in Nagpur.
“Use of Hindi in national practice is necessary for the progress of the country” -Mahatma Gandhi
World Hindi Day was first celebrated in 2006 by former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. The aim of the conference was to promote Hindi language worldwide.
How World Hindi Day is observed?
On this day most of the schools and colleges across the country encourage students to participate in various literary and cultural programmes like poems competitions, essays, and letters writing completion in the language.
However, to mark the importance of the day, here are some famous quotes by some great personalities on the importance of Hindi, have a look.
WORLD HINDI DAY 2021: INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES
“If one script is required for all Indian languages, then it can be Devanagari only.” -Justice Krishnaswamy Iyer”Hindi is the simplest source of our nation’s expression.” -Sumitranandan Pant”Our Nagari is the most scientific script in the world.” -Rahul Sankrityayan.”A nation is dumb without national language.” -Mahatma Gandhi “Hindi is the soul of Indian culture.” -Kamalapati Tripathi
Source: India Today