JAMMU: On the proud occasion of Hindi Diwas, Vakta, the Hindi literary club of IIM Jammu successfully organized, “Hindi Diwas” on the Campus.
The event was conducted to mark the adaptation of Hindi as one of the official languages by the Constituent Assembly on September 14, 1949.
The day is celebrated to spread awareness about the Hindi language and promote its usage across the nation. The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp by all the dignitaries present on the dais.
The Guest Invitees on the occasion included Kewal Kumar Kewal (Dogri and Hindi Poet), Yashpaul Nirmal (Dogri and Hindi Writer), Prof Raj Kumar (Hindi Poet), Sheikh Mohammed Kalyan (Hindi Litterateur), Sanjeev Bashim (Hindi Poet).
All the Guests spoke about cultivating the importance of Hindi language in their daily lives and recited their poetry giving a strong message on the usage of Hindi language and the role it plays in uniting ourselves.
The event was presided over by Prof. B.S Sahay, Director, IIM Jammu. \
Present on the occasion were Dr. Barnali Chaudhary, Chairperson Student Affairs, Dr. Pankaj Agarwal, Chairperson Executive Education, Cmdr Kesavan Baskkaran (R), Chief Administrative Officer, and Shailesh Lohiya, Librarian, IIM Jammu.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof. B.S. Sahay, Director,IIM Jammu, said “Hindi is one language which can be spoken across the country, and students should be taught the importance of our national language. Every year we have been celebrating Hindi Diwas on a grand scale. We are happy to host the Hindi Diwas on our Campus, the students, faculty, and staff have actively participated in various competitions. At IIM Jammu, we give due importance to implementing the Rajbhasha Policies of the Govt. of India, and Hindi as a language connects all of us and paves the path for national unity. I would take this opportunity to emphasize the simplicity, mellowness, and power of Hindi as a language and urge you all to make Hindi a part of your daily office routine.”.
The event witnessed active participation of the faculty, staff, and students who recited poetry, delivered speeches and sang songs.
The Darpan Club of IIM Jammu presented a drama emphasizing the importance and increased usage of the Hindi language in our lives.
The event ended on a positive note with a promise to make Hindi part of daily office routine and lives.