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Embassy of India holds Hindi Fortnight celebrations to mark Hindi Diwas in Kathmandu


16 September 2021  

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KATHMANDU: Embassy of India, Kathmandu, is celebrating Hindi Fortnight from September, 14-28, 2021, as a part of “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”, which commenced with  a webinar on ‘Progress made by Hindi in 75 year of India’s Independence’ on Tuesday, which is also celebrated in India as well as abroad as Hindi Diwas.

Indian Home Minister Amit Shah addressing celebrations to mark Hindi Diwas.

As many as 32 experts from India and Nepal participated in the webinar. Anil Sharma, Deputy Chairman of Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra, India, graced the conference as Chief Guest.

Dr. Vijay Kumar Malhotra, expert in Hindi and its application in IT, also particiapted from India. Experts from Nepal included Dr. Sanjita Verma, HoD, Hindi Deptt., Tribhuvan University, and Dr. Ram Dayal Rakesh, a veteran Hindi littérateur.

The participants shared their views on ways and means to promote the usage of Hindi language globally. The experts opined that Sanskrit, Hindi and Nepali languages are very rich and are closely knit due to their shared cultural and historical background.

Messages from Indian Home Minister Amit Shah and External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar were played during the start.

A series of events and competitions has been planned by the Embassy from September 14 to 28, 2021, as a part of Hindi fortnight celebrations.

“Rajbhasha Pledge” was administered to all Indian officials of the Embassy in which they expressed their commitment to preserve and promote Hindi as an Official language.

“Rajbhasha Pledge” was administered to all Indian officials of the Embassy in which they expressed their commitment to preserve and promote Hindi as an Official language.

Every year Hindi Diwas is celebrated throughout India and abroad to commemorate the historical occasion of making Hindi as the Official language of India by the Constituent Assembly on September 14,1949.

 

Publish Date : 16 September 2021 15:33 PM

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