World Hindi Day 2023: 10 January

World Hindi Day 2023: 10 January

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Category : Important Days Published on: January 11 2023

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  • World Hindi Day or Vishwa Hindi Diwas is observed on January 10. The day is observed to promote the language. 
  • January 10 also marks the anniversary of the language being spoken for the first time in the United Nations General Assembly. 
  • Vishwa Hindi Diwas is different from Hindi Diwas, which is observed on September 14.
  • Vishwa Hindi Diwas was first celebrated in 2006 under the instructions of then-Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. 
  • The date of January 10 was chosen as Hindi was spoken for the first time in the United Nations General Assembly on January 10, 1949.
  • On January 10, 1975, the first World Hindi Conference officially began. It took place in Nagpur from January 10 to January 12, 1975.
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