71st conference of Hindi Sahitya Sammelan ends at Rajiv Gandhi University
Itanagar: The 71st conference and symposium of Hindi Sahitya Sammelan – Prayag – which was inaugurated by Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (retd) Dr BD Mishra on Sunday, concluded at the Rajiv Gandhi University (RGU) campus near here on Tuesday.
Addressing the valedictory function, RGU VC Prof Saket Kushwaha expressed hearty thanks to the Sammelan for giving RGU the honour of hosting the prestigious conference.
He congratulated the participants of the mega event and the award recipients in various categories.
Prof Kushwaha said, “Arunachalee Hindi has its own character with a very beautiful way of expression” and suggested the Sammelan documents and keeps the record of year-wise award recipients.
He also advised the organization for the documentation of the papers and articles presented during the symposium and called for maintaining a website so that the activities of the Sammelan can be easily explored and accessed by scholars.
He suggested preparing a working team consisting of members from all over the country to work for the growth and development of the organization.
“Translation work must be carried out to popularize local writings and an MoU can also be signed with the RGU for the exchange of research work and for taking up many research projects”, Prof Kushwaha said.
During the event, the Sahityavaschaspati-Samman was awarded to Sitaram Tiwari, Dr Bhupendra Rai Choudhary and Dr Raman Sandilya and the Sahitya Sammelan-Samman awards were given to Prof Harish Kumar Sharma, Prof Oken Lego, Dr Madhusudan Sharma, Jumsi Siram, Dr Joram Ania Tana, Dr Joram Yalam Nabam, Dr Jamuna Bini Tadar, Tumbom Riba Lily, Dr Taro Sindik, Boke Bagra and Dr Akhilesh Shankhdhar for their contributions to the development of Hindi.
Earlier on the second day of the conference on Monday, in addition to the academic sessions, there was a special session, which was graced by West Bengal Governor Keshrinath Tripathi.
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