Hindi literature clubs to be set up in Delhi for promoting Hindi: Manish Sisodia

Hindi literature clubs to be set up in Delhi for promoting Hindi: Manish Sisodia

A Delhi government official informed that they have been directed by Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia to set up Hindi literature clubs for the promotion of Hindi literature.

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A Delhi government official, on Tuesday, informed that they have been directed by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia to set up Hindi literature clubs/sabhas for the promotion of Hindi literature. The official said that the move is aimed at encouraging the study of Hindi literature.

“For discussion over Hindi literature, the Deputy Chief Minister have come with a proposal to set up Hindi literature discussion clubs/sabhas. He is of the view that such discussions should come out of Lutyens’ Delhi and should be done in the Mohallas as well,” the officer, who is posted in Sisodia’s office, told IANS.

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Importance of Literature

The officer said that the Deputy Chief Minister is of the view that the society can be given right direction with the help of literature because literature keeps thinking right and unites the society. But no details were provided by the official regarding the places where these clubs were to be set up.

More clubs to come up

The official added that as there were many private book clubs started by literature enthusiasts, the government wanted to make reading and discussion more accessible to all. Starting with Hindi, the government will set up similar clubs for other languages, including Punjabi, Urdu and Bhojpuri, said the official.

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