Hindi Day is being celebrated all over the world today 10 January 2020. Since 2006, this day is celebrated on January 10 every year with the aim of making the Hindi language recognized on the world stage.
The World Hindi Conference was held in Nagpur on 10 January 1975 for the promotion of Hindi language worldwide, in which 122 delegates from 30 countries participated. By making World Hindi Day 2020 more special, there are some interesting things related to this official language of India.
Hindi words also in Oxford Dictionary:
The most famous English dictionary ‘Oxford Dictionary’ also includes many Hindi words. The Hindi words ‘good’, ‘big day’, ‘baby’, ‘Surya Namaskar’ have been included in this dictionary.
Hindi is taught in many countries:
Hindi is being taught as a subject in about 176 universities around the world.
Hindi has official language status in Fiji:
In Fiji, located in Melanesia of the South Pacific Ocean, Hindi has been given the status of half-official language. It is also called “Fijian Hindi” or “Fijian Hindustani”. It is comprised of Awadhi, Bhojpuri and other dialects spoken in India.
54 crore people speak Hindi:
Hindi is spoken and understood not only in India but also in Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh. Apart from this, about 54 crore people worldwide are Hindi speaking.