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Letter Writing in Hindi Posted by on Jan 31, 2011 in Hindi Language

Writing a Letter is always helpful and interesting, whatever the language may be. Hindi is no different but are you aware of all the right greeting and vocabulary that you need in Hindi letter, how to place the address and subject?

Let me show you, how to write a Letter in Hindi for various occasions.

Types of Letter :
1) निजी पत्र – Personal Letter
2) प्रार्थना पत्र – Request Letter
3) व्यवसायिक पत्र – Business Letter
4) सरकारी पत्र – Official Letter

Part of a Letter

Part of typical Hindi Letter is similar to English Letters with date & place, salutation, main message, compliementry closure, signature and address. Please not that there are specific words for salutation (मान्यवर, महोदय) and closure ( भवदीय, आज्ञाकारी etc) just like dear sir, yours friend/sincerely etc in English. Also, each Letter is different than the other i.e. position of address or date.

1) Format of निजी पत्र – Personal Letter
In personal letter, please take care that the address and date comes upper right side of the letter. The format is:

राष्ट्रपति मार्ग,
नई दिल्ली – 110001,
भारत
29th जनवरी, 2011

प्रिय मित्र,

नमस्कार/नमस्ते!

————————– संदेश (Message) ————————

तुम्हारा मित्र,
सुरेश

2) Format of प्रार्थना पत्र – Request Letter
A leave request Letter from a student to school principal that students use in India in Hindi speaking region. Same format can be used for other education or similar institutes by changing the salutation.

सेवा में,
श्रीमान प्रधानाचार्य जी,
पब्लिक स्कूल,
वसंत कुंज, नई दिल्ली

विषय : बीमारी के कारण दो दिन के अवकाश हेतु।

आदरणीय/मान्यवर महोदय,

————————– संदेश (Message) ————————

धन्यवाद,
दिनांक : 29th जनवरी, 2011

आपका आज्ञाकारी
अभिनव कुमार,
कक्षा: दसवी ‘क’

3) Format of व्यवसायिक पत्र – Business Letter
Writing to a publishing house asking for the information on the availability of new novels.

सेवा में,
प्रबंधक महोदय,
गोयल पब्लिशिंग हाउस,
दरियागंज, दिल्ली

विषय : नये उपन्यास की उपलब्धता।
मान्यवर,

————————– संदेश (Message) ————————

धन्यवाद,
राष्ट्रपति मार्ग,
नई दिल्ली,
दिनांक : 29th जनवरी, 2011

भवदीय
राकेश शर्मा

4) Format of सरकारी पत्र – Official Letter
Writing a letter to the regional income tax officer on a mistake in income tax account for the current year.

सेवा में,
श्रीयुत आयकर आधिकारी,
नई दिल्ली विभाग,
नई दिल्ली

विषय : आयकर में त्रुटि।
मान्यवर,

————————– संदेश (Message) ————————

धन्यवाद,
राष्ट्रपति मार्ग,
नई दिल्ली,
दिनांक : 29th जनवरी, 2011

भवदीय
विजय सिंह

If there is any problem on vocabulary or other, please let me know.

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About the Author:Nitin Kumar

Nitin Kumar is a native Hindi speaker from New Delhi, India. His education qualification include Masters in Robotics and Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering. Currently, he is working in the Research and Development in Robotics in Germany. He is avid language learner with varied level of proficiency in English, German, Spanish, and Japanese. He wish to learn French one day. His passion for languages motivated him to share his mother tongue, Hindi, and culture and traditions associated with its speakers. He has been working with Transparent Language since 2010 and has written over 430 blogs on various topics on Hindi language and India, its culture and traditions. He is also the Administrator for Hindi Facebook page which has a community of over 330,000 members.


Comments:

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    Dude, Please give some examples of informal letters
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  2. $@n@:

    Anyway, the formal one helped too.
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    tanks for show for example latter

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    The content ( the main parh)
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