As many as 110 people registered themselves for the free Hindi classes started by the embassy, it said in a statement.
Following an overwhelming response, the students are now divided into two class and are taught twice a week.
Teacher of Indian culture Mox Raj (spelled Moksharaj in Hindi) said 90 per cent of his students were non-Indians and come from different professional backgrounds including scientists, engineers, businessmen, yoga instructors and researchers.
With India emerging as an attractive market for American businesses, some of the registered students are learning Hindi with an eye to expand their business in India. Among other reasons being research on Indian issues the statement said.
Last summer on June 16, he successfully gave yoga instructions to several thousand people in front of the US capitol on the occasion of International Yoga day.
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