Agra, November 2, 2016: The promotion of Hindi Language in northeastern states will strengthen the process of integration of the region with the national mainstream, said Mizoram Governor Lt Gen (retd) Nirbhay Sharma on Wednesday.
“Hindi language will strengthen the process of integration of the northeast region with the national mainstream,” he said after releasing a Hindi-Mizo dictionary published by the Central Hindi Institute here, mentioned the PTI report.
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Sharma further mentioned, “the growing popularity of Hindi globally has facilitated socio-cultural connectivity. With improved relations with Bangladesh now, Mizoram is on its way to play more significant role in future.”
As India borders several countries including Myanmar, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal; therefore the development of the northeast state is vital, said Sharma. He mentioned “post independence, there was just 50 kilometre of rail network in the state, but now better rail-road connectivity has led to efficient mobility and opening up more prospects for development of the entire region.”
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Director of the Central Hindi Institute, Nand Kishor Pandey said, “work was going on to publish 40 dictionaries in different languages, of which 10 have already been published.”
According to PTI report, he said, from non-Hindi speaking areas, more students were joining various courses to learn Hindi, which was growing globally as well as becoming a language of the market.
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“Mizoram students were keen to learn Hindi and demanded that the state-run Hindi Training College in Aizawl be taken over by the central government to provide better teaching facilities,” he added.
According to PTI, at the Central Hindi Institute, students from the northeast, Orissa, southern states and more than 35 countries were studying Hindi.
– prepared by NewsGram Team with inputs from PTI.