World Hindi Day is celebrated on January 10

The World Hindi Day is celebrated on January 10 every year, marking the anniversary of first World Hindi Conference which was held in 1975. The first World Hindi Conference was inaugurated by the then prime minister Indira Gandhi. Every year Hindi Divas is celebrated on September 14th because it was the day Hindi was recognized as an official language. On 14 September 1949, the constituent assembly adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the Official Language of the Union. While the World Hindi Day is aimed at the promotion of the Hindi language at the global stage, the Hindi Divas is being observed across the country at the national level.

10 Previous World Hindi Conference

  • First World Hindi Conference – Nagpur, India – 10-12 January 1975
  • Second World Hindi Conference – Port Louis, Mauritius – 28-30 August 1976
  • Third World Hindi Conference – New Delhi, India – 28-30 October 1983
  • Fourth World Hindi Conference – Port Louis, Mauritius – 02-04 December 1993
  • Fifth World Hindi Conference- Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – 04-08 April 1996
  • Sixth World Hindi Conference – London, U.K. – 14-18 September 1999
  • Seventh World Hindi Conference – Paramaribo, Suriname – 06-09 June 2003
  • Eighth World Hindi Conference – New York, America – 13-15 July 2007
  • Ninth World Hindi Conference – Johannesburg, South Africa – 22-24 September 2012
  • Tenth World Hindi Conference – Bhopal, India – 10-12 September 2015
  • Eleventh World Hindi Conference – Port Louis, Mauritius, 2018