Hindi was adopted as the official language of our nation, India on September 14, 1949 hence it is celebrated as Hindi Diwas in India. This day marks the importance of the Hindi language and motivates younger generations to adopt the Hindi language more and more. St Joseph’s Arts and Science College, Pavaratty observed Hindi Divas by organising essay writing competition and poem recitation. Several students participated in the competition and the celebration concluded in a positive note. The activities were co-ordinted by Mrs. Beena K.D. (Dept. of Hindi).