Hindi Divas being celebrated across country today

Hindi Divas is being celebrated across the country today. It was on this day in 1949 that the Constituent Assembly adopted Hindi written in Devanagari as the official language of the country.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will present Rajbhasha Awards to chiefs of various departments, Ministries and offices for their outstanding performances in promoting the language.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh will preside over this programme, which will be attended by Ministers of State for Home, Hansraj Ahir and Kiren Rijiju.