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Indian mission to Nepal observes 'World Hindi Day'

ANI  |  Kathmandu [Nepal] 

The to on Wednesday observed "Hindi Day" with much enthusiasm and fervour by organising a programme in the capital

Jitendra Narayan Dev, for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, who chaired the function, highlighted Hindi as a treasure of knowledge for the globe.

"So far I understand that Hindi is the treasure of knowledge not only for the Indian-sub continent, but for the whole mankind around the I am certain that Hindi is strengthening and promoting the cultural ties between and It unites the two countries. It is a common binding factor of the two nations," Dev said.

The programme, which was held in Hotel Annapurna, Kathmandu, commenced with the recitation of the message from Modi by the Indian to Nepal, Manjeev

"The language that we use for the communication and the similarities that exist in between the two, the 'Roti-Beti' relation, the language has been the integral factor amongst them and there cannot be anything more than Hindi. In Nepal, the Maithili, Bhojpuri languages are used; Hindi has its own definition amongst them. As there is the condition like Pan-Indian, the Pan-is existent here," Puri told ANI.

"We can watch the screening of many Hindi films not only near the Indian territories but in as a whole.

Many people, here, watch Hindi daily soaps. The residents of understand Hindi and use it," Puri added.

The celebration of the Hindi Day dates back to 1975.

"The Hindi language is the bridge which connects the two nations. In fact, the history of Hindi in is very old. In scriptures, it is stated that the predecessors of Hindi are from Joshmani Sandh Siddh Mahatma, who resided in Sindhi started from here which means the Hindi is the language of too and has started from Hindi is the mother-tongue of the Terai region of Nepal," of the Hindi language in Tribhuwan University, Sanjita Verma, told ANI.

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 17:45 IST