Hindi Dews ( हिंदी दिवस ) (also called Hindi Day, ) is an annual literary-day celebrated on 14 September in Hindi speaking regions of India and other countries where Hindi speaking population is there . It serves to propagate the Hindi language and its cultural heritage and values. Its importance is demonstrated by feasts, events, competitions and other services held on this day. The event also serves as a patriotic reminder to Hindi-speaking populations of their common roots and unity.
Hindi is spoken as a native language by 258 million people and is recognized as the 2nd largest language in the world. Hindi Divas is celebrated on 14th September because on this day in 1949, the Constituent Assembly of India had adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the Republic of India. The decision of using Hindi as the official language was ratified by the Constitution of India that came into effect on 26 January 1950. Under the Article 343 of the Indian Constitution, Hindi written in Devanagri script was adopted as the official language. Now there are 22 Official languages in India.
Philatelic Tributes to great pillars of Hindi Literature