Dimapur, February 21: C-Edge College today observed International Mother Language Day with active participation by students and faculty members. The day is observed worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and to promote multilingualism. The college organised the event on the theme “My mother tongue my identity.”
On the occasion, various items such as hymnal song, poetry slam and enactment in various Naga tribal dialects was presented by BA II, IV and VI Semester English Honours students respectively.
Speaking on the significant of the day, Somirin, Chaplain C-Edge College stressed on the significance and importance of mother tongue which shows the uniqueness and beautiful holding to our roots. She encouraged that we should embrace and preserve our mother tongue for it is our identity to which we are defined and known for.
The event also featured special presentation based on the theme mother tongue and its identity by the management and arts students.
On the same day, after the IMLD event, the 2-day 7th Fine Arts & Literary Day concluded. The students participated in various activities such as painting, poetry writing, poetry slam, short story writing, quiz competition, extempore speech and photography.
In the live event, through extempore speech, the students were able to showcase their public speaking skills. Poetry slam also brought out the poetic sides of the students. In the quiz competition, the students were quizzed on the Constitution of India and current affairs. The event ended with declaration of winners of the various competitions. (Page News Service)