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Maurya Kala Parisar and Indian Embassy to hold Hindi Diwas and Dinkar Birthday
August 22, 2016, 9:53 am

The Indian Embassy and Maurya Kala Parisar, Kuwait have teamed up to commemorate both the birth date (23 September) of Rashtrakavi Ramdhari Singh Dinkar and the Hindi Divas (14 September) by organizing a series of events at Indian Embassy Auditorium on 30 September.

The events will include ‘Dinkar Poetry Awards 2016’ by Maurya Kala Parisar between 1pm and 6pm, followed by appreciation of Hindi Achiever of each school and a Mushaira by known poets of Kuwait at 7pm. The ambassador of India H.E. Sunil Jain will grace the occasion.

Entries are being invited now for Dinkar Poetry Awards, a competition for students to win prizes for Hindi Poetry Recitation and Original Hindi Poetry. This is the 3rd edition of the competition which was started in the year 2014. With the support of all the Indian schools in Kuwait over 81 budding poets from 12 schools competed for the coveted Dinkar Poetry Awards in 2015.

On this occasion Maurya Kala Parisar is also inviting two well known poets from India: Dr. Upendra Nath Pandey and Khursheid Akbar.

The event schedule is as below:

  • Competition: 1pm to 5:30pm
  • Award distribution and address by guests : 6pm to 7pm
  • Kavi Sammelan and Mushaira: 7pm to 9:30pm

The competition details are as follows:

The event will be held at the Indian Embassy Auditorium at 1pm, on 30 September.

The categories for the event are:

  • Categories (A):  Class IX to XI:   Original poetry in Hindi by students

               Poetry should be written by the student and submitted along with the entry.

               (An image of  hand written by mobile can be submitted.)

  • Category (B): Class VI to VIII:  Recitation of Hindi poetry by students.
  • Category (C): Class IX to XI   :  Recitation of Hindi poetry by students.


  • Two to three minutes will be given to read the poem. A part of the poem can be read.
  • Last date for submission is 15 September at 5pm.
  • Entries are free of cost and can be sent by email to
  • Entries should include name, class, school, contact number and email along with a copy of the poem for category A and author and poem name (without full poem) for category B and C.
  • Schools will be entitled to nominate two entries in each category (total six) for direct inclusion in the main competition. Schools and individuals can also submit open entries which may be screened.

The prizes are for individual students. Teachers and schools with large number of participants and winners will also be appreciated. The competition will be judged by those with experience in imparting Hindi education, reputed poets and authors of Kuwait. All students, teachers and schools are invited to submit their entries.

For more information: Contact - Afroz Alam (60977773 or 66272697); Afsar Alam (60785490), Abhay Kashyap (66443900) Sabir Ansari, Vivek Sinha (50074001) or mail to

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