RONO HILLS, Sept 15: The fortnight-long ‘Hindi Pakhwara’ celebration began at Rajiv Gandhi University yesterday. It is being organized by the Hindi Cell of RGU to commemorate the nation-wide Hindi Diwas celebration from Sept 14 to 26 with the objective to promote usage of Hindi language in official work in the central government’s establishments including the RGU.
Prof. K C Kapoor, Vice Chancellor in-charge, RGU, who inaugurated the celebration formally at RGU today, highlighted the importance of Hindi and its usage. He emphasized that one should give focus on reading skills which is very important to improve grip on any language. He also pointed out the importance of grammar in order to write and speak Hindi correctly. In this regard some serious efforts were needed to improve Hindi in the state, he added.
Delivering the key-note address, Prof. Rishab Deo Sharma expressed his happiness over the unexpected development of Hindi in the state. He also said that implementation of Hindi as official language would not need much efforts as most of people speak and understand Hindi easily.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Rachob Taba said in this part of the country Hindi is a link language and people with mother tongue other than Hindi feel comfortable in communicating in Hindi even without any background of the language. He also appreciated the genuine efforts made by the Hindi Cell, RGU towards promoting Hindi language.
Earlier, Gumpi Nguso, Hindi Officer, RGU read out the message received from Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister on the occasion of Hindi-Diwas.
A competition on Self-Composed poem recitation was organized as a part of the celebration where altogether 15 competitors took part.
Among others, Keshab Rao, Director, Geological Survey of India (State Unit) attended the programme.