September 14, 1949, was when Hindi was adopted as the
official language of the Constituent Assembly.
September 14, 1949, was when Hindi was adopted as the official language of the Constituent Assembly.
And with an aim to rekindle the love for India’s official language
among students, some schools in the city celebrated 'Hindi Diwas' on
Shanti Asiatic School and Delhi Public School (East) celebrated the day
with various programmes presented by students at their respective
The programme at Shanti Asiatic included dances, songs and plays. With
Hindi as their theme, the programme saw a speech and greetings being
presented in Hindi. Those attending the event, numbering about 150,
turned up in traditional attire.
The ‘hasya kavi sammelan’, where students and teachers recited
humourous satirical poems, was the main attraction of the programme.
Students dressed up as Hindi letters, pronouncing letters in the form of
poetry, also made for a very interesting sight.
Similarly, DPS (East) celebrated the day with great gusto, wherein the Hindi department held a special session.
The students sang songs in praise of Hindi, and made a presentation of
amazing facts regarding the language. Students dressed as kings,
ministers, and even the common man, were an interesting sight to watch
during the programme, which ended with a prize distribution ceremony for
Hindi poem recitation.