Language Department celebrates 75th anniversary in Ferozepour
FEROSEPUR, JANUARY 2, 2023: The Department of Punjabi celebrates its 75th anniversary in a very simple and impressive way under the leadership of Meat Hare, Minister of Higher Education and Languages, which was enthusiastically attended by artists and writers of Ferosepur district. celebrated this event.
On this occasion Dr. Jagdeep Singh Sandhu, District Language Officer, said that while the Government of Punjab is sincerely working towards health and education, it is also trying to play its due role for language and literature. said there is. After playing the faculty song “Dhanu Lekhari Nanaka”, Dr. Jagdeep Singh Sandhu welcomed the guests and congratulated them on the New Year and the 75th founding anniversary of the Faculty of Punjabi.
DLO shared the glorious history, achievements and activities of its language department. He said the linguistics department plays a very important role in the field of publishing.
According to him, the Language Department was established on 1 January 1948 as the Punjabi Section. In 1949 its name was changed to Department of Punjabi Languages and from 1956 onwards it was changed to Department of Punjabi Languages. The department has published 1,632 books so far, including his lexicography and his first work written in the Punjabi language, the Punjabi World Dictionary.
In addition to creative literature, he is noted for four magazines (Punjabi Duniya, Jan Sahitya, Punjab Saurabh, and Prawaz-e-Adab) in lexicography, children’s literature, classical literature translation, editing, and language departments. said that it is a work worthy of Apart from this, literary production by the linguistics department, organizing literary events in cooperation with literary associations, conducting training classes in Punjabi, Urdu Amoz courses, literary and artistic events through language forums at various educational institutions planning is also a major part of the department’s activities. According to him, last year the district language office Ferozepour held about 15 literary events in different genres.
At this event, the poet Gurtej Koharwala, Prof. Kuldeep Jalalabadi, Dr. Kulbir Malik, Sukhjinder, Dr. Rameshwar Singh, Amarjit Sanhervi, Jagtar Singh Sokhi, Meena Mehrok, Dr. Jaswinder Kaur, Gurnam Sidhu (Gama Sidhu), Sukhdev Bhatti Ferozepuri, Harinder Bhullar, Lecturer Narinder Singh, Lecturer Rajni Jagga, Ravinder Singh, Balkar Singh, Avtar Singh Puri, Nishan Singh Virdi, Gurdayal Singh Virak, Surinder Kamboj, Balwinder Panesar and Urdu teacher Ramnath Chopra presented his ideas according to the format of the event. announced. .
Further expansion of the language department’s publishing operations will ensure the participation of students of educational institutions in the activities of the language department, the pure use of the language and the content of textbooks in various subjects in the Punjabi language, with special attention to children’s literature. To do. Research work on the required Punjabi vocabulary is underway and for this purpose not only the translation of the translated literature, but also its publication, the correct pronunciation of the language and the signs of the names of various places and institutions in Punjab, departments. Publication of the play is also in progress. It also emphasizes the need for appropriate efforts to publicize the activities of the Language Department in the heyday of social media.
The event began with a two-minute silence in honor of the late poet Anil Adam.
At the end of the event, poet Gurtej Koharuwala pointed out that not only do we think of language in terms of scripts, books, seminars and literary events, but it also relates to human existence and life. You can maintain your approach to the language from this perspective as well.
On this occasion, a book exhibition was organized by the Ferozepur District Language Office and Urdu Teacher Ramnath Chopra was commended for his continued service. Special contributions to the success of the event were made by Senior Assistant Raman Kumar, Junior Assistant Navdeep Singh and Ravi Kumar.