Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Sunday to mark the event of World Sanskrit Day. Sanskrit is an historical Indian language and belongs to the Indo-European group of languages. Sanskrit is also known as the language of the gods and is made from the phrases sáṃ, which means collectively, good, properly, perfected, and kṛta, which means made, shaped and work. When used collectively connotes one thing that’s well-formed or perfected.
World Sanskrit Day is widely known on Shravana Poornima yearly, and this yr it falls on August 22.
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1. World Sanskrit Day was celebrated for the primary time within the yr 1969 after the Union ministry of training issued notifications to state and central governments.
2. The day is marked by seminars, lectures and meets all around the nation. The Rajasthan Sanskrit Academy and Sanskrit College have collectively organised a week-long celebration beginning Sunday, by which varied Sanskrit students, poets, critics and senior officers of the state authorities will participate and ship lectures on completely different matters.
3. The central and varied state governments have been celebrating Sanskrit Day with renewed vigour to assist revitalise the language.
4. The New Education Policy (NEP) laid an bold path for “mainstreaming” the language. Sanskrit was to be provided in colleges, together with as one of many language choices within the three-language formulation, in addition to in increased training. This was a degree which Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha reiterated on August 20 whereas laying the inspiration stone for the brand new constructing of Chudamani Sanskrit Sansthan, at Basohli, Kathua district.
5. NEP additionally said that Sanskrit universities will probably be become multi-disciplinary establishments of upper studying.