DBHPS introduces the Hindi language to the people, and its aim is to spread the language in the south india. Much before independence i.e, as early as 1918, Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation, aimed at the need to unite the northern & southern states of the country in the greatest interest of integration of the nation. Therefore he founded the Dakshin Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha at Madras, as Hindi was spoken by the largest section of the people of India. Mahatma Gandhi was the life time President of this institution.
Nearly 10 Years the Allahabad Saghithiya Samelanam campaign hindi in south india. Mahatma Gandhi wanted south indians themselves to have a hindi campaning sabha, so in 1928 he started DBHPS and till 1947 he was the president of the sabha. Mr.Pandit Harihara Sharma, Mr. Motturi Sathya Narayana, Mr.S.R.Shanthri, Mr.S.Chandra Mouli were General Secretary and they were administering the sabha. During Thiru.Vembuy Anjeneya Sharma's period the sabha was upgraded to the university level.