Himachal Pradesh Art, Culture and Language Academy Shimla, Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar Peeth, Himachal Pradesh University Shimla and Sahitya Sangam, Solan in the Panchayat session room of Nauni, Nirmal Gram Panchayat of Solan district organized under the joint auspices of the contribution of folk language in folk literature. Discussion and Poetry Conference were organized. Dr. Omprakash Sharma, president of Dr. Parmar Peeth in Himachal Pradesh University, attended it as the chief guest, while Solan District Revenue Officer Keshav Ram presided. In his address, Chief Guest Dr. Omprakash, while giving information about the various schemes of Parmar Peeth, said that the contribution of our folk languages has been and will remain in the preservation of folk language, folk culture and folk arts. Speaking on the occasion, Keshav Ram said that we should protect our mother tongue. It should be started from your home. You can take knowledge of any language, but everyone must know its dialect. Dr. Karam Singh, Secretary, Himachal Pradesh Academy of Arts, Culture and Languages, Shimla said that he gave information about the various schemes of the Academy. He also informed about the efforts of the Himachal Pradesh government to give the Himachali language the linguistic status as per Article 8 of the Indian Linguistic Constitution. Dr. Shiv Bhardwaj said that we have to make efforts from our homes to preserve our dialect, unless we give importance to our language, it will not be protected. He said that at home we can talk in our dialect so that our children remain connected with our rich cultural heritage. Dr. Shankar Vasistha felicitated and senior litterateur and head of Nauni Panchayat Madan Himachali conducted the stage. 25 poets and litterateurs of Solan participated in this function. Baghati- Highlighted the conservation of Baghli dialects. Dr. Shankar Vasistha read Sayuni Dhaage poem in Baghali dialect. Hemant Atri garnered applause by reciting four poems, Rachigoa Nanaka, Gaguti, Mobile Phono Ra Nazara and Babu Ne Aavande Kabu, written in the Baghati language. Roshan Jaswal shared his views on the preservation of folk language, folk cuisine, folk songs. Ram Lal Verma read the poem Mhara Baghat Pyara. Savita Thakur explained the meaning of life and death through river poem. Madan Himachali won accolades by presenting the Baghati poem Varla-Parla. Apart from this, other writers including Sunita Sharma, Sanjeev Arora, Yashpal Kapoor, Padma Verma, Suresh Shukla, Sachpal also gave their views regarding the protection and promotion of Pahari language. Baldev Singh Thakur, former head and social worker of Nauni Panchayat thanked the guests. On this occasion, Panchayat Deputy President Hardev Singh Thakur, ward members Anita Kaundal, Vidya Devi, Shiv Charan, Narendra Kumar, Pushpa Sharma besides BDC member Anita Devi were also present.
Discussion on protection and promotion of Pahari language in Nauni
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