Brief History of Hindi

Hindi started to emerge as Apabhramsha in the 7th century, and by the 10th century the language became stable. Several dialects of Hindi have been used in literature. Braj was the popular literary dialect until it was replaced by khariboli in the 19th century.

Current use

Hindi is the mostly widely spoken of  official language of India . It is spoken mainly in northern states of Rajasthan, Delhi , Haryana, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand and Bihar . It is the second major language in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and it is also spoken alongside with regional languages like Panjabi, Gujarati, Marathi or Bengali throughout North and Central India . Hindi is also understood in other parts of India as well as in the neighbouring countries of Nepal , Bangladesh and Pakistan .

More than 180 million people in India regard Hindi as their mother tongue. Another 300 million use it as a second language.   Hindi speakers in other countries number  100,000 in U.S.A, 685,170 Mauritius, 890,292 in South Africa, 232,760 in Yemen, 142,000 in Uganda, 5,000 in Singapore, 8 million in Nepal, 20,000 in New Zealand, 30,000 in Germany.

Objectives of the Department

  • Inculcate love for the national language among the students
  • Enable the students to develop written and spoken communication skills in Hindi
  • Create awareness about the significance of the national language in the college


Name: Dr. Keshava Gowda U
Qualification: M.A, B.Ed, M.Phil, Ph.D, R.B.H.V, PGDCA
Designation: Head of Department





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