Hindi Diwas celebrations at Loyola International School.
Doha: Loyola International School (LIS) Hindi Department celebrated Hindi Day with a full program.
Dr. Meenu Parashar, renowned writer, poet, toastmaster and former teacher of Hindi graced the occasion as guest of honour. The celebrations had an auspicious start with prayers and the lighting of the lamp.
The students presented poems by renowned poets, thoughtful slogans, sketches on the languages of India, speeches, songs and dances; all emphasizing the importance of Hindi.
The school principal, Pramod Kumar Ranwaka, highlighted the special characteristics of the language while Meenu Parashar explained how the Hindi language provides connectivity with our homeland and feels at home. She presented a self-written poem on the beauty of language.
The event concluded with a vote of thanks from Sailaja Mantha, Head of Hindi Department, Loyola International School, and an anthem that united all voices into one. The program was coordinated by Muskan Mittu and Priyanka Choudhary.
Since Hindi is the third most spoken language in the world after English and Mandarin, it holds a special place and is celebrated every year on September 14 as Hindi Day.
It marks the day when the Union Government of India adopted Hindi as the official language of India in 1949. Every year, this day is celebrated across the country and in all schools.