Navi Mumbai: The Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) has started the Marathi language conservation fortnight (MLCF) on January 14 and scheduled a number of literary programmes. The civic body will ensure that the Marathi language is used as much as possible in the office during the fortnight.
The Marathi language department of the state government has given instructions through a circular that the Marathi Language Conservation Fortnight should be celebrated from January 14 to January 28, 2023.
Several important sessions to be held
As part of it, on January 17 at 11, well-known poet Ashok Naigaonkar will deliver a lecture on 'Myboli Marathi' and a presentation of his famous poems. Similarly, on January 19, language scholar Vaibhav Chalke will talk on 'Towards Shubheksha at 11 am. “Every day there is a programme to conserve the language,” said a senior civic official.
Apart from this, an 'Essay Competition' is being organized for NMMC Officers-Employees under 'Mazi Vasundhara Abhiyan'. For this competition, the essays should be written on one side of the paper (no backing) with a maximum limit of 2000 words on one of the topics (1) 'Environmental Conservation - My Concept' or (2) 'Jagar Abhijat Marathi'.
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