Pakhwara ‘was observed with great fanfare by the Police Department from 1st
to 15th September, 2004. Large volume of written work was carried out
in Hindi. Several competitions were also organized on 14th September
2004 including Hindi essay writing, Hindi extempore speech, Hindi recitation.
a function organized at Police Lines, the prizes were given away by the
Inspector General of Police Shri S.Vasudeva Rao. In Hindi extempore Shri Dinesh
Singh, Shri R.P.Shahi, and Shri
V.P.Mishra bagged the first, second and third prize respectively.
In the Hindi essay writing, Shri
Dinesh Singh, Smti Samavati, Shri Jarau Oraon won the first, second and third
prize respectively. In recitation,
Smti.Samavati, Shri Ramayan Singh and Shri M.S.Naidu bagged the first, second
and third prize respectively.
on occasion, the IGP emphasized on increasing the use of Hindi in official
correspondences. He reiterated that Hindi was declared as Raj Bhasha after
prolonged deliberation by our experts and it has to be respected by all of us.
Mere knowledge of Hindi is not enough. We should be able to write it clearly and
legibly in our files. We need to constantly equip ourselves with the
Hindi vocabulary by
referring to dictionary to find appropriate Hindi word for an English one, and
by reading at least one Hindi newspaper daily. We should also listen to Hindi
news bulletins to enrich ourselves on this front. He also reiterated to take
pride in Hindi as our national language, which should rightly take its
respectable place in our official work.