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World Hindi Day Celebration 2021

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Consulate General of India



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 World Hindi Day Celebration 2021

10th January is commemorated every year as “World Hindi Day” with the objective to promote use of Hindi abroad. The focus of World Hindi Day is the promotion of Hindi at the global stage. This year Consulate General of India, Hambantota celebrated the World Hindi Day through a series of competitions with active cooperation & participation of Sri Lankan students pursuing Hindi language in various districts of Southern Province. The competitions were organized to provide these students a platform and show literary and linguistic competencies in Hindi. Considering the challenges of COVID-19, these activities were organized through virtual platform. Students representing Galle Matara Hambantoata & Monaragala districts took part in these competitions.

On 10th January 2021 the award giving ceremony was organized at Matara Co- Operative society hall. Winners of the competition were awarded with prizes, certificates and consolation prizes were also given to other students. Commissioner of Local Government Mr. Senaka Palliyaguruge was the chief guest of the event. Prizes and the certificates were awarded by the Consul General Mr. Dipin P.R and the Chief Guest.