Embassy of India
Press Release: Celebration of Hindi Diwas
Embassy organized Hindi Diwas celebrations on 11 September 2015.
2. In his remarks on the occasion, Counsellor (Political) Shri Vinod K Jacob pointed out the importance attached by Government of India to the growth and development of Hindi. Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s speech in Hindi at the United Nations General Assembly session last September was well received and highly appreciated. Hon’ble External Affairs Minister Smt. Sushma Swaraj has recently articulated India’s determination to garner support in the international community for making Hindi an official language of the United Nations. The Ministry of External Affairs in partnership with the Government of Madhya Pradesh organized the 10th World Hindi Conference from 10-12 September 2015 in the city of Bhopal.
3. Embassy’s Culture Wing also organized various competitions in Essay writing, Debate and Poetry recitation to mark the occasion. These competitions saw active participation.
Beijing, 14 September 2015