‘More than nine lakh people speak Hindi in US’ says Indian diplomat
WASHINGTON: More than nine lakh people speak Hindi in the US, a top Indian diplomat has said, as the Indian Embassy here conducts free Hindi classes for Americans and foreign nationals.
Happy to note that Hindi is spoken and taught widely in the US, Amit Kumar, Charge d’ Affairs, Indian Embassy here, said in his remarks during the ‘Vishwa Hindi Divas’ celebrations at the Indian Embassy.
He also said that Hindi is taught in many schools in the US.
“According to the American Community Survey (ACS), more than nine lakh people speak Hindi in the US,” Kumar said.