Vice President, Prime Minister greet nation on Hindi Divas


File photo of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

File photo of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu

Hindi Divas is being celebrated across the country today.

In a series of tweets, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu urged to make Hindi language simpler and accessible to all. He said, language gives voice to our aspirations and shared values.

He added that every language in India represents a cultural heritage

It was on this day in 1949 that the Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi written in Devanagari as the official language of the country.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the Hindi language has beautifully incorporated simplicity, spontaneity and elegance that provide meaningfulness to expression.

Greeting people on the occasion of ‘Hindi Divas’, the prime minister tweeted in Hindi, “The simplicity, spontaneity and elegance of a language provide meaningfulness to expression. Hindi has incorporated all of these aspects beautifully”.

Hindi Divas is observed to mark the decision of the Constituent Assembly to extend official language status to Hindi on this day in 1949. Hindi Divas was first observed in 1953.