To commemorate International Mother Language Day, Punjabi Sahitya Sabha run by the Post Graduate Department of Punjabi organised an event on February 21, 2023. Principal, Dr. Sameer Sharma talked about the concept of mother tongue, its importance in cultural and educational lives of people. He further stated that this day is observed worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and to promote multilingualism.
Dr. Kiranjit Kaur, Head, Department of Punjabi talked about the significance of mother tongue, its need, relevance and its connection with culture and power. She made the students aware about the care and proper use of their mother tongue in the face of change and the globalised era. She ascertained the need to protect our mother tongue as it represents emotions with accent and clarity. Asst. Prof. Ajay Kumar emphasised the importance and necessity of mother language in the social and intellectual life of human beings.
Delving into history, Asst. Prof. Pardeep Singh highlighted the struggle that paved the way for the International Mother Language Day. He further proposed a vote of thanks to the college principal, the college managing committee and all participants. Asst. Prof. Ranjit Singh, Asst. Prof. Randeep Kaur, Asst. Prof. Paramjit kaur, Asst.Prof. Sunita Rani and students were also present.
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