Kathmandu, 11 January : Embassy of India, Kathmandu in association with Central Hindi Department, Tribhuvan University celebrated Would Hindi day in Kathmandu.
Minister for Culture, Tourism & Civil Aviation Rabindra Adhikari graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Ambassador of India to Nepal Shri Manjeev Singh Puri read the message of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on this occasion.
A musical rendition of works of prominent Hindi poets was presented by Gopal Thakur, Gurudev Kamat and Saraswoti Khatri. On this occasion, the website of Central Hindi Department, Tribhuvan University was also launched. Two Hindi books were released during the event including Hindi translation of Aadikavi Bhanubhakt Acharya’s collection of poems. Shiv Dutt Dhakal who translated 51 poems of late Atal Bihari Vajpayee in Nepali was also honoured. Poetry recitation was also held wherein around 15 poets presented their compositions in Hindi and Nepali.