Hindi Diwas is celebrated annually on September 14. Hindi language, written in Devanagari script, is mother to a large number of dialects including Braj, Khari Boli, Bundeli, Awadhi, Bagheli among others. These are spoken across the Northern & Central India. Hindi is the fourth most spoken language in the world after English, Spanish and Mandarin. On September 14, 1949 the Constituent Assembly of India adopted Hindi as the official language. The day is dedicated to highlight the beauty of the various spoken and written forms of expression in it. Hindi is an Indo-Aryan language which is written in Devanagari script. It has 11 vowels and 35 consonants. The President of India presents the Rajbhasha awards on Hindi Diwas to those who contributed towards the language. On Hindi Diwas, several cultural programmes are organised across various schools, colleges, universities to create awareness about its rich literature. Watch the video to know more.