Punctuation marks are very important in Hindi language. A full stop, a comma with a comma is also used to stop. The semicolon has its own significance in the cases. In English, this sign is called semicolon, because its shape is made from the sum of the point and the comma of the colon.
What is semicolon When more than a comma and less than a full stop is expected to stop.
Example - Jageshwar brought clothes for his children from Delhi; Brought Petha from Agra; Brought Revdis from Gwalior and toys from Jhansi.
Examples - Black - dark clouds were clouded in the sky; Lightning started flashing; Clouds started thundering and raindrops started falling on the earth.
Difference between commas and semicolons - If a subject has multiple doers / nouns, then 'and' is put between the last two doers / nouns and all the preceding doers / nouns have a comma. Like - Rama Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrughan went to study.