Hindi Diwas celebrated by Khula Aasmaan
Khula Aaasmaan celebrated Hindi Diwas by launching its Hindi edition. In less than two years, Khula Aasmaan has become a pan India platform for creative expression by children. It will now be available in Hindi which is our rashtra bhasha, for all its content. The Hindi edition is the first step in our vision of making Khula Aasmaan multilingual. It will enable a large number of non English speaking children, young adults, parents and teachers from across India to access Khula Aasmaan resources.
See Khula Aasmaan Hindi edition.
I take this opportunity to personally thank Nehal Shah, because she has done such a wonderful job of translation for this Hindi edition. Nehal is an artist herself. Furthermore, she has a good understanding of Hindi literature. That certainly reflects in the manner in which she has handled this responsibility. Here is my earlier blog post about the Art of Nehal Shah.
Hindi Divas is celebrated on 14 September. The Constituent Assembly of India adopted Hindi written in Devanagari script as the official language of the Republic of India on that day. This decision was ratified by the Constitution of India that came into effect on 26 January 1950. Under the Article 343 of the Indian Constitution, Hindi written in Devanagari script was adopted as the official language. In all, there are 22 Scheduled languages of India, of which, two are officially used at Union Government of India level: Hindi and English. Hindi is spoken by 250 million people as the original language. It is the fourth language of the world. (source : Wikipedia)
Khula Aasmaan runs quarterly contests apart from offering quality content for children, young adults, parents and teachers. This content is designed to be insightful. Khula Aasmaan is free. We have so far received entries from more than 500 locations across India.