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Nepal: Indian Embassy celebrates 'Vishwa Hindi Diwas'

ANI  |  Kathmandu [Nepal] 

On the occasion of 'Vishwa Diwas' (Day), the here in association with the Central Department of Hindi, marked the day with fervour.

Nepal's for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari graced the occasion as the chief guest of the event that was held at in the city on Thursday.

Indian Ambassador to Manjeev Singh Puri read out the message from He said that language as a medium has gained the status not only in but also in

A musical rendition of works of prominent Hindi poets was presented by Gopal Thakur, Gurudev Kamat and Saraswoti Khatri. On the occasion, the website of Central Hindi Department, was also launched.

The event witnessed the release of two books which included the Hindi translation of Aadikavi Shri Bhanubhakta Acharya's poems and the poems of late former in Nepali language. Shiv Dutt Dhakal, who translated the 51 poems of Vajpayee in Nepali was honoured.

A 'Kavya Goshthi' (poetry recitation) was also held, where around 15 poets presented their compositions in Hindi and Nepali.

More than 200 literary dignitaries from different walks of life attended the programme.

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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 12:10 IST