CIH, Medziphema: Central Institute of Horticulture (CIH) Medziphema along with the rest of the country observed Hindi Diwas on September 14 at CIH premises.
Director CIH, Dr. Akali Sema addressed the gathering on the need to celebrate Hindi Diwas and to uphold the national language by increasing the usage of Hindi in day to day activities at the work place. To mark the day, the Institute installed Hindi software in the office for official correspondence in Hindi. CIH technical consultant A.K. Singh, expounded on the background and birth of Hindi Day and significance of Hindi as the national language. Arvind Singh, technical consultant, CIH taught the gathering on the basics of written and spoken Hindi.
Sainik School Punglwa: Hindi Pakhwada (fortnight), an event to encourage and propagate the progressive use of the national language in day to day work was organized by the Sainik School Punglwa from September 1 to 14. The event included competitions on Hindi calligraphy, Hindi story writing, Hindi poem composition, Hindi essay writing, group song, solo song, mono acting, and extempore speech in Hindi etc. The event involving the cadets of the school concluded on September 14 with the distribution of prizes to winners of various categories of competitions.
ANHTU Longleng: All Nagaland Hindi Teachers’ Union (ANHTU) Longleng unit celebrated Hindi Divas on September 10 at EBRC hall Longleng with DC Longleng C.K. Nihekhu Sema as chief guest. In his message, the DC lauded the union for observing the occasion and encouraged them to give their best efforts in imparting education on the Hindi language to students. SIS Longleng B. Ponghok Phom graced the occasion as guest of honour while SP Longleng Sonia Singh attended the programme as special guest.
ANHTU NBP: All Nagaland Hindi Teachers’ Union (ANHTU) and Nagaland Bhasha Parishad (NBP) celebrated the 17th state level Hindi Diwas on September 14 at Nagaland Bharat Scouts & Guide conference hall, Bayavü Kohima with director school education, Pollen Tep as chief guest. In his message, the chief guest highlighted the importance of Hindi language and urged the teachers to mould students to be good citizens through Hindi language. Further, he urged teachers to encourage Hindi language in the state. In the eve of Hindi Diwas, the union also conducted essay writing and debate competition for the students of class VIII to X. Meanwhile, after the function, the members of the union held a general meeting and resolved that the present ANHTO office bearers would continue to hold their post for few months.
RBHEC Chekiye: Rashtra Bhasha Hindi Educational Centre (RBHEC) Chekiye village observed its first Hindi Divas on September 16 with former parliamentary secretary, Hukavi Zhimomi as chief guest. Sanjay Kumar shared the importance of Hindi Divas. Speaking on the occasion, the chief guest said Hindi as the mother languages in India can bring together different cultures and beliefs and also unite different states of the country. Stating that the problem faced by people of this part of the country was because they neglected Hindi for a long time, the chief guest said it was important that the people of Nagaland learned Hindi literature to gain advantage on various opportunities. He urged Hindi students to have determination and sincerity in order to achieve their goal and assured them that after completion of their course, they would not face any problem in finding suitable jobs. Principal of the centre Hekuto Zhimomi delivered welcome address while Kartick Kumar pronounced vote of thanks.
NU Lumami: Hindi Diwas was celebrated at Nagaland University, headquarters Lumami with Rohitsehwar Saikia, former coordinator Assam Rajya Rashtrabhasha Prachar Samiti Jorhat as chief guest. “Thoughts on and about Hindi Language” were delivered by vice chancellor Prof. K. Kannan,, dean school of social sciences Prof. Lanunungsang, department of political science Prof. A.K Singh, department of sociology Dr. K. Rajendra Singh, E. Thanga Samy, Utpal Duwarah and Lalan Jha. The occasion was marked by Hindi Essay writing, elocution and poetry writing competition. Teaching, non-teaching staff and students attended the program. The program was organized by Anand Patil, Hindi Officer, Nagaland University.