Hindi Diwas: Raising Demand for Hindi Globally
By Sangeetha P, Online Content Writer, siliconindia | Monday, 14 September 2020, 14:30 Hrs
Every year, 14th of September is celebrated as Hindi Diwas.You may be surprised to know that Hindi is also the official language of Fiji. UAE introduced Hindi as the third official language. Apart from this, countries like Mauritius, Nepal, Suriname, South Africa, USA, Uganda, UK, New Zealand, Germany and several other countries too have a considerable number of Hindi speaking population. No wonder Google reported that the Hindi content consumption on internet grew at 94 percent.in 2019.
This centuries-old language is the fourth most spoken language in the world after Mandarin Chinese, English, and Spanish. Hindi's growing popularity and burgeoning Hindi speaking consumers have brought the language into the various upcoming technological innovations. Thus, by including Hindi in their database several companies are augmenting their websites and applications to support the Hindi language to reach a to extend their customer base. You may be surprised to know that Hindi is also the official language of Fiji. UAE introduced Hindi as the third official language. Apart from this, countries like Mauritius, Nepal, Suriname, South Africa, USA, Uganda, UK, New Zealand, Germany and several other countries too have a considerable number of Hindi speaking population. No wonder Google reported that the Hindi content consumption on internet grew at 94 percent.in 2019.
Literature & Gist of Hindi Diwas
Literature is very crucial, particularly in the land like India, that is quite famous for its history and cultures. It is through this literature the prior incidents that occurred centuries ago are passed on to the descendants of the country. One such literature is AllahabadPrayagraj, the influence of Goddess Saraswati which inspired Allahabad Prayagraj to turn into the cradle of the Hindi literary world. Eventually, it has attracted various poets, scholars, and writers to develop knowledge and get enlighten through their work. Such inspiration work is honored to the present day on 14th September as ‘Hindi Diwas’ (Hindi Day). The day is celebrated as the adoption of Hindi as one of the two official languages as of India, as English is another. This date was chosen, as it was the birth anniversary of a scholar, artist, and a Hindi activist Beohar Rajendra Simha. He strived hard for Hindi to gain its present status of official language back in 1949.
The Skeleton of Hindi Literature
Several poets and authors have contributed tremendously to the world of Hindi literature. Here are a few of them who are noted for their outstanding work in Hindi literature they are:
Suryakant Tripathi 'Niarala', an Indian poet, essayist, and novelist who was inspired by great personalities such as Swami Vivekanand, Ramkrishna Paramhans, and Rabindranath Tagore. His notable works include Anamika, Dhwani, Rami Ki Shakti Puja, Saroj Shakti, and more.
Maithili Sharan Gupt, one of the most renowned poets of India, who has penned a few finest Hindi literature that includes Vikat Bhat, Bharat-Bharati, Rang Mein Bhang, and many more.
Ramdhari Singh Dinkar is considered one of the most important poets of modern Hindi Literature. His work has been majorly inspired by the epic- Mahabharata. While, his prominent work includes Samdheni, Krishna Ki Chaetavanai, Veer Rasa, and more.
Apart from these authors, there are several others who have hugely contributed to Hindi Literature namely: Jaishankar Prasad, Mahadevi Verma, C P Surendran, Makhanlal Chaturvedi, Harivansh Rai Bachchan, Sumitranandan Pant, Abdul Rahim Khan-e-Khana, Kabir, and many more to pen down.
Scope for Hindi Speaking Professionals
The trade links between India and other countries such as Europe, the United States, and more are evolving. Thus, the country's technical knowledge surges and it continues to aid the global economy. This in turn has created a high demand for Hindi language translation skills, as millions of people opt for Hindi as a medium of communication. This way the language is gaining traction across the globe which in turn is creating various job opportunities for Hindi speaking professionals.
Career option for Hindi speaking professional are listed below:
Subject matter expert: Today language is not just limited to teaching but to impart high-quality education to students and professionals across the country.
Screenplay Writers: The country has an irresistible appetite for plays, cinema and other theatre works. Thus, there is a huge demand for Hindi screenplay writers.
Copywriters: With the rising digital marketing, there is a vast scope for copywriters, and the candidates who are creative and possess good writing skills could bank on this career.