World Hindi Day was celebrated at Eastern Command
on 10 January 17. As a run up to this occasion, Hindi Haasya kavitha and
elocution competitions were conducted by Naval Dockyard. Naval personnel and
officials from several Central Government Organisations located at
Visakhapatnam activity participated in the competition.
Rear Admiral Narayan Prasad, NM, Admiral
Superintendent, ND (V) presided over the valedictory function. Speaking on the
occasion he emphasized the importance of implementation of Hindi as the
Official Language. He also handover the prizes to winners in various Hindi
competitions held during the World Hindi Day.