Hindi Journalism Day 2020: Hindi Patrakarita Diwas 2020 Wishes, Quotes, Status, Images, Photos, Pictures:
Hindi Journalism Day 2020 Date: May 30th
The Hindi Journalism Day (or Hindi Patrakarita Diwas ) is celebrated every year on May 30 in India to mark the beginning to journalism in Hindi language. On this date, in 1826, the first Hindi-language newspaper of India “Udant Martand” was published from Calcutta by Pt. Jugal Kishore Shukla. Though, due to financial problems, the newspaper couldn’t publish for long. In 2016, the Hindi Journalism has completed its 190 years in India.
The first Hindi newspaper Oodhund Martand((The Rising Sun), a weekly was published in Calcutta on May 30, 1826 “in the interest of Hindustanis. its editor Yugal Kishore Shukla (Jooghol Kishore Sookool in some documents) faced many difficulties in running it.
He was not allowed postal concession and had to close down the paper in a year.He made an attempt to start another paper in 1850 called Samyadani Martand but it also failed.
Currently India publishes about 1,000 Hindi Dailies that have a total circulation of about 80 million copies. English, the second language in terms of number of daily newspapers, has about 250 dailies with a circulation of about 40 million copies.
Hindi Journalism Day refers to media in Hindi language and its dialects, across the Hindi belt in India, and elsewhere with Hindi-speaking Indian diaspora. On 30 May 1826, the first Hindi newspaper of India called Udant Martand was edited and published.