World Hindi Day or Vishwa Hindi Divas is celebrated on January 10 every year, with an aim to promote the use of the Hindi language worldwide.
January 10 marks the first World Hindi Conference that took place in 1975, in Nagpur, Maharashtra. In 2006, then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh declared January 10 as World Hindi Day. Another objective of the occasion is to present Hindi as an international language.
Vishwa Hindi Divas is celebrated at the Indian Embassies and government offices that organize lectures on different topics.