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Hindi attained status of global language: Dr. Raman Singh



Chief Minister greets citizens on International Hindi Day

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today greeted the citizens of the State and the country on the auspicious occasion of 'International Hindi Day' tomorrow 10th January. Dr. Raman Singh in a message on the eve of International Hindi Day said that Hindi binds all Indians and now it had attained popularity and identity all over the globe.  According to one survey Hindi is the second most widely spoken language in the entire world after Chinese Mandarin. English stands at third spot.

Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh appealed to the citizens to make Hindi popular all over the globe. He added that it is a matter of pride for all of us that International Hindi Day is celebrated on 10th January.  Dr. Raman Singh said that Hindi is widely spoken in Mauritius, Fiji, Surinam, Trinidad, United Arab Emirates (Dubai), England, America and where ever Indians have settled. Hindi is widely spoken in most of these countries. First World Hindi Sammelan was held on 10th January 1975 at Nagpur. The Union Government had started observing International Hindi Day since 2006.

Dr. Raman Singh said that our great leaders with foresight gave the status of Official Language to Hindi on 14th September 1949. The regional languages have their own heritage and rich culture. Hindi is largely spoken all over the country.    




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