MATRABHASHA….HINDI ..an evening dedicated to the language

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IMG_2366The love for our national language or matrabhasha is an indication of our deep-rooted love for our nation . Be it the French ,Germans or the British ,each one takes pride in speaking their language.
India, sadly ,considers Hindi as a second language option .No doubt we are culturally blessed with umpteen regional languages in our vast land but the national language deserves respect !
Hindi Bhavan organised an evening where poets,authors and journalists shared views and suggestions to bring this language in the forefront and maximise its usage even in official documents .A book ‘Yatarth se Samvad ‘i.e. ‘Conversation with the present ‘was launched by bigwigs of Hindi literature .Written by Shri Gaur of the Gaur builder group it seemed like a promising read .Poets like’ Rahi “expressed love for the language .
The aura of the language became so strong that I recited the poem ,PHOOL KI CHAH …Desire of a Flower by Mahadevi Verma .It is one of my favourite Hindi poems .The theme of the poem is that the flower speaks to you and says please do not use me to decorate the hair of a beautiful woman ,neither a garland for lovers but please throw me on the path on which brave soldiers tread to fight for their country !!
JAI HO !!

SOCIAL ACTIVISM ….Oral cancer campaign by Kavita Ashok

Kavita Ashok brought alive an idea set forth by Dr Sahni,DSC05196

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The idea to run an oral hygeine campaign along with Etiquette of good healthy teeth and gums came into action with Amity University on 13th September .While the doctors spoke about oral hygeine and awareness Kavita being an Etiaquette and grooming consultant spoke about how a smile can make your personality shine !
After the talk there were free checkups for everybody ,prizes for best smile and personality .Kavita had young people up with a lot of queries about personality development .
The Kavita Ashok Etiquette Academy and Denatal Flights made this great effort with Amity University .A special thanks to Ms Vandana Sharma for her support .
I am grateful to the staff and faculty ,the Dental flights team for making this social venture a success !

HUMAN RIGHTS ..International Youth Day

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IMG_0715International Youth day was celebrated by college students with a play focusing rape and violation of human rights .Some speakers put forth their point while the auditorium was filled with students listening and actively participating .I just added that how we can turn around this issue by changing the mindset and attitude of the people and specially the youth .