NU Lumami, SSPN observe Hindi Fortnight
Dimapur, Sep. 16 (EMN): The inaugural and official language pledge programme of Hindi Fortnight 2021 was organised at Nagaland University headquarters Lumami on September 14 in the presence of vice chancellor, registrar, academic staff and non-teaching staff.
The chief guest of the programme and vice chancellor of the university, Professor Pardeshi Lal, emphasised on the importance of mother tongue. He added that Hindi language would become a universal language only when the number of people who understand it increases, an update from the university stated.
He further stated that the contribution of Bharatendu Harishchandra, father of modern Hindi, was incomparable in the development of Hindi language.
Professor Mithilesh Kumar Sinha from the Economics department, in his special address, stated that the development of Hindi language is happening continuously. He also encouraged the emphasis on the promotion of Hindi language while respecting all other languages.
He asserted that the future of Hindi language is bright and not threatened by any other languages.
It informed that the official language pledge was administered by the registrar, Dr. Abemo.
The welcome address was delivered by assistant professor, Dr. Pranay Punj Pankaj, while the Saraswati Vandana was sung by Rudresh, music teacher of Kendriya Vidyalaya.
The programme concluded with a vote of thanks delivered by PRO, Peter Ki.
In a related programme, Sainik School Punglwa Nagaland (SSPN) celebrated Hindi Pakhwada by organising various online competitions.
An update from the school informed that paragraph writing, poetry recitation, story writing and essay writing were conducted for the cadets from September 1 to the 14th as a part of the inter-house competition.
It added that Patkai House emerged as the overall winner of the competition, while Doyang House and Melak House secured the second and third positions respectively.