New Delhi: On September 14, 1949, Hindi was given official status. From then on every year, this day is celebrated as ‘Hindi Day’. But do you know why Hindi day is celebrated? There is a reason behind this. Let’s know …
When India became independent in 1947, it was the biggest question about language in front of him. Because hundreds of languages and dialects are spoken in India. Constitution was formed on December 6, 1946 to prepare the constitution of independent India. The Constituent Assembly approved its final draft of the constitution on November 26, 1949. Our Constitution of Independent India came into force on 26th January, 1950.
But which issue of the national language of India will be selected? This issue was very important. After considerable thinking, Himindi and English were chosen as the new nation’s language. The Constituent Assembly accepted Hindi as the official language of the nation with the English written in Devanagari script. On 14 September 1949 the Constituent Assembly decided by a vote that Hindi was the official language of India.
The country’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru said that considering the significance of this day, every year on September 14, Hindi Diwas will be celebrated. The first Hindi day was celebrated on September 14, 1953.
Opposition on English Language:
On 14 September 1949 the Constituent Assembly decided by a vote that Hindi was the official language of India. On the news of the removal of the English language, protests began in some parts of the country. There were riots in Tamil Nadu in January, 1965 regarding language conflicts.
The language of popular language is Hindi:
In the year 1918, Mahatma Gandhi had asked the Hindi language to be the national language at the Hindi Sahitya Sammelan. It was Gandhiji who also spoke the language of public opinion.