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St Philomena College: Department of Hindi Celebrates Hindi Divas

November 3, 2022

Puttur: Hindi Divas was celebrated by the Department of Hindi in association with the Hindi Sabha of St. Philomena College on November 2, 2022.

After the dignitaries inaugurated the activities of the Hindi Sabha for the current academic year by lighting the lamp, the Vice Principal, Prof. Ganesh Bhat, in his presidential remarks, said, “More than half a billion people speak Hindi in the world.” Its importance is found in the fact that it is the national language and official language of the northern parts of India. The day is celebrated to showcase the importance of Hindi language and literature. As the day commemorates the event when Hindi was adopted as one of the official languages of India, he inspired students to write creative articles in Hindi and publish the same in the college souvenir and wallboard magazine.

Campus Director Rev. Fr. Stany Pinto spoke on the importance of Hindi and said that each language has its own beauty, and it is the same in the case of Hindi too. Ms. Dimple Tauro, lecturer in the Dept. of Hindi, gave a brief introduction to the Hindi Diwas. Student representative Karthik K. R. of III BCA welcomed the gathering, and Lokender Singh of III BBA proposed a vote of thanks. Disha and Shenoy Prem Karunakar of the I BCA compiled the program. HoD Hindi, Dr Dimple Fernandes, was present on this occasion. A cultural programme was organised immediately following the formal program.