Hindi Current Affairs - 2020

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Hindi Included as third official court language in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official language to be used in its courts, alongside Arabic and English. It is part of the efforts of Abu Dhabi to improve access to justice.

Inclusion of Hindi

The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) has announced that it has extended the adoption of interactive forms of statement of claims filed before courts by including the Hindi language alongside Arabic and English in labour cases.

The inclusion of Hindi language is aimed at helping Hindi speakers to learn about litigation procedures, their rights and duties without a language barrier, in addition to facilitating registration procedures via unified forms available through the ADJD website.

The adoption of multilingual interactive forms for claim sheets, grievances and requests aim to promote judicial services in line with the plan Tomorrow 2021 and increase the transparency of litigation procedure.

Indians in the UAE

The population of UAE is estimated to be around nine million of which 2/3rd are immigrants from foreign countries and the Indian community in the UAE, numbering 2.6 million, constitutes 30 per cent of the total population and is the largest expatriate community in the country.

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President inaugurates centenary celebrations of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha

President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated centenary celebrations of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha on 22 September 2018 in New Delhi. DBHPS is an autonomous body functioning under the grant from Union Government.

Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha (DBHPS)

DBHPS is national organisation that aims to improve Hindi literacy among non-Hindi speaking people of South India. It is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Union Government had recognised it as one of the Institutes of National Importance in 1964. It is divided into four divisions one each for south states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

History: DBHPS was established by Annie Besant with support from Mahatma Gandhi in 1918 with sole aim of prorogating Hindi in South India to unite the northern and southern states of the country in greatest interest of integration of the nation. Gandhiji was founder president of DBHPS till his death.

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