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MHRD to celebrate Matribhasha Diwas on Feb 21

New Delhi, Feb 18 (UNI) The Matribhasha Diwas, which is on February 21, will be celebrated by HRD Ministry across the country, a statement said here on Tuesday.
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will be the Chief Guest at the main event to be held here.
HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will be the Guest of Honour on the occasion.
MoS, Ministry of Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel and MoS HRD Sanjay Dhotre will also grace the occasion.
The theme of the programme is ‘Celebrating our Multilingual Heritage’ reflecting the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshth Bharat.
MHRD along with educational institutions and language institutions is celebrating the Matribhasha Diwas for the past three years.
This year also the educational institutions will organize activities like Elocution, Debating, Singing, Essay writing competitions, painting Competitions, Music and dramatic performances, Exhibitions, Online resources and activities as well as events exploring the cognitive, economic, social and cultural activities of multilingual society, Exhibitions depicting linguistic and diverse wealth of India in at least two languages and also more.
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