Saturday, April 10, 2010

‘To plant language is to plant society’

The Pochury Institute of Literature (PIL) held its annual meeting and training of Pochury language on April 8, 2010.

Director, CIIL Mysore Rajesh Sachdeva speaking as the special guest lauded the Nagaland government by saying that Nagaland is the only state that is legislated for recognition for all 17 major language of Nagaland. He also quoted UNESCO report saying that hundred of languages are in threat due to the influence of major languages. He concluded with the quotation ‘to plant language is to plant society’.

Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Law & Justice, Yitachu graced the inaugural function as the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion Yitachu stressed on the importance of education and mother tongue. He asked the government teachers to be more sincere for they have more responsibility as they are teaching someone’s child and the destiny of the child depends on the teachers, eventually victory and pride of a teacher depends on the success of its students, he added.

Full report here Morung Express

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