Hindi Day 2022: Know significance of the day

Hindi Diwas is celebrated every year on Sept. 14 to commemorate the adoption of Hindi as the official language of the federal government.

There are 615 million people who speak Hindi across the globe.

In 2019, the language became the third most spoken language in the world.

The language is so popular that some commonly used Hindi words like 'Surya Namaskar' and 'Jugaad' have found a place in the Oxford Dictionary.

In 1949, India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru decided to observe Hindi Diwas on September 14.