World Hindi Day 2020

World Hindi Day 2020

Question: Consider the following statement:
(1)World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on January 10.
(2) Its objective is to create a suitable environment for the promotion of Hindi worldwide and to present Hindi as the prevalent language of the world.
(3)Hindi is the fifth most spoken language among the total languages spoken in the world.
Choose the correct one:
(a) Only(1)
(b) Only(2)
(c) Both(1) and (2)
(d) All the above
Answer :(d)
Related facts:

  • World Hindi Day is celebrated every year on January 10.
  • Its objective is to create a suitable environment for the promotion of Hindi worldwide and to present Hindi as the prevalent language of the world.
  • The Indian Embassies located in other countries outside India celebrates World Hindi Day by organizing special programs.
  • Various government and non-government institutions organize unique programs for the promotion of Hindi.
  • Article 343 (1) of the Indian constitution states that the official language of the Union shall be Hindi in Devanagari script. The form of numerals to be used for the official purposes of the Union shall be the international form of Indian numerals.

World Hindi Day:

  • The first World Hindi Conference was held in Nagpur on January 10, 1975, where 122 delegates from 30 countries participated in the program.
  • Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh announced to celebrate World Hindi Day on January 10 every year in 2006.
  • Hindi is the fifth most spoken language among the total languages spoken in the world.
  • Hindi is spoken in many countries including Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, USA, UK, Germany, New Zealand, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad, Mauritius, and South Africa.

Links:
https://www.indiatoday.in/information/story/world-hindi-day-2020-inspirational-quotes-and-images-1635615-2020-01-10

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