GUWAHATI, Sept 15 - The Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), Paschim Boragaon here, celebrated Hindi Diwas on September 14 on its premises, a press release said today. Amar Nath, assistant manager, Rajbhasha Cell, Reserve Bank of India, Guwahati, was the chief guest of the function.
The programme started with the institute anthem, followed by felicitation of the chief guest and the welcome address by Dr NC Talukdar, Director, IASST.
Nath, in his address, focused on different sections of the Indian Constitution regarding declaration of Hindi written in the Devnagiri script as Rajbasha of the country. He also explained in detail how the Constitution had nurtured the growth and development of Hindi as well as other regional languages for the unity of the country.
The function featured popular Hindi songs and poetry recitation by research scholars and faculty members of IASST. Prizes were distributed among the winners of drawing and essay competitions organised on the occasion.
The event came to an end with the vote of thanks delivered by the Registrar, IASST, the release added.