NBT celebrates Hindi Diwas
National Book Trust, India organized a lecture on ‘Importance of Hindi as Official Language towards National Progress’ during Hindi Pakhwada (01-15 September 2021) on the occasion of Hindi Diwas.
The lecture was delivered by Prof. Ramesh Kumar Pandey, the Vice Chancellor of Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri Rashtriya Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya and Director, Central Hindi Directorate.
In his lecture, Prof. Ramesh Kumar Pandey said that language is our consciousness and the basic concept of Indian culture is that possessing a deep understanding of language develops and enhances our personality. He said that Hindi is our official language and exhorted everyone to feel proud while communicating in Hindi.
Prof. Govind Prasad Sharma, Chairman, NBT, said that as long as the supremacy of English remains in our thoughts, Hindi will not be able to establish its dominance as the official language. For this, it is necessary that Hindi should be promoted as the language of research.