Why is Marathi Language Day celebrated?
Marathi Language Day or Marathi Bhasha Diwas is celebrated annually on February 27 to honour the birth anniversary of famous Marathi poet Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar, who was popularly known as ‘Kusumagraj’.
What special day is Marathi?
Marathi Language Day is celebrated on February ’27’ every year across the Indian states of Maharashtra and Goa.
What is Marathi language importance?
Marathi is one of the most spoken languages in India and has the fourth-largest number of native speakers in India. It is the 19th language on the list of most spoken languages in the world. The Marathi language has some of the oldest literature of all modern Indo-Aryan languages, dating from about 900 AD.
What is the script of Marathi?
Marathi is usually written in the Balbodh version of Devanagari script, an abugida consisting of 36 consonant letters and 16 initial-vowel letters. It is written from left to right.
Who invented Marathi Day?
Chief minister Uddhav Thackeray congratulated the people of Maharashtra urging them to increase the use of the Marathi language in their daily lives. To honour the birth anniversary of renowned Marathi poet Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar, Marathi Language Day is celebrated annually on February 27.
When was first Marathi Day celebrated?
Marathi Bhasha Din is celebrated on February 27 to mark the birth anniversary of renowned Marathi poet Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar.
Is today a Marathi language?
Marathi Bhasha Diwas or Marathi Day is celebrated on February 27 every year on the birth anniversary of eminent Marathi poet Vishnu Vaman Shirwadkar.
How many Marathi speakers are in the world?
Mumbai: Even as Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray tried to ally apprehensions about decline of use of Marathi language, according to a report published by Iman Ghosh in Visual Capitalist on February 15 on 100 Most Spoken languages in the world, Marathi language is ranked 15th in terms of having 83 million native speakers …
What is the pen name of VV Shirwadkar *?
Upon being adopted somewhat late in life in 1930s, his name was changed to Vishnu Waman Shirwadkar. He later adopted the sobriquet ‘Kusumagraj’. He pursued his primary education in Pimpalgaon and high school education in the New English School of Nashik, which is now called J.S.
What is the significance of Maharashtra Day?
It is celebrated to commemorate the creation of a Marathi speaking state of Maharashtra….
|Observed by||Maharashtra, India|
|Significance||The day the state of Maharashtra was formed by the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960|