September 14 is observed every year as “Hindi Diwas” across India. A function to celebrate the Hindi Diwas was organized at the Embassy of India, Kuwait to promote the use of Hindi. Embassy officials as well as their family members, including children actively participated in the function. The function was inaugurated by Ambassador of India H.E. Mr. Satish C. Mehta by lighting the traditional lamp. In his address he spoke on the relevance of Hindi and the need to promote its use. This was followed by competitions in Hindi including composition by adults and recitation of poem by children.
The topics for composition/speech this year were:
- Bharthiya Sanskruti ke dhwaja ko vishwa ke konne konne thak faharaane wale - “Swami Vivekananda” ka vyakthithva.
- Sann 2025 AD mein bharat ka vishwamunch par pramukh shakthi ke roop mein sthaan.
The event witnessed impressive performance by participants who creatively expressed themselves in Hindi. The competition was followed by prize distribution by the Ambassador. Mr.M P Bharatiya received the first prize in the adults category followed by Ms. Priya Mandal, Mr. Shakeel Ahmed and Ms. C. Dhanya. In the children category the first prize was bagged by Ms. Prachi followed by Ms. Shreya Prasad and Ms. Shivani Sagar. The programme was ably compeered by Mr. Manoj Kumar Mandal.