Update: January 10, 2022 9:24 PM STI
New Delhi [India]Jan. 10 (ANI): On World Hindi Day, Union Minister Meenakashi Lekhi on Monday said that Hindi is a language of peace and love that has helped the expansion of Indian culture and traditions across the world.
The Foreign Ministry celebrated World Hindi Day virtually on Monday, and the program was chaired by Union Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi.
Speaking on the occasion, Lekhi mentioned the measures taken by the ministry to promote the study of Hindi abroad.
“Hindi is a language of peace and love. Hindi has also contributed to the expansion of Indian culture and tradition across the world,” she said.
The Union Minister said the government has established around 50 chairs, including 13 chairs in Hindi, at universities abroad to promote Indian languages, culture and studies. She added that the Hindi language is taught in more than 670 educational institutions in more than 100 countries.
Wishing best wishes on World Hindi Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that Hindi plays an important role in communicating our knowledge and culture due to its simplicity and ease of his language. The growing use of Hindi in information technology and its popularity among young people heralds a bright future for the language.
World Hindi Day is celebrated on January 10 each year to promote the language around the world. (ANI)