Indian Languages

People pay tributes to 'Bhasa Shahids' (language martyrs) at their memorial on International Mother Language Day, in Kolkata.

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People hold Bengali alphabets along with India and Bangladesh flags during a programme ahead of International Mother Language Day.

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Union Ministers Rajnath Singh and Harsh Vardhan during valedictory function of the 10th World Hindi Conference in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.

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Union Minster for Science & Technology Harsh Vardhan is surrounded with students during 10th World HIndi Conference in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacts with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj during the inauguration ceremony of 10th World Hindi Conference at Lal Parade Ground.

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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj with Shivraj Singh Chouhan visiting an exhibition 'Hindi-Kal, Aaj aur Kal' at the venue of 10th World Hindi Conference.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi presents Golden Jubilee Jnanpith Award to Bhalchandra Nemade at Balyogi auditorium at Parliament House in New Delhi. Trishla Jain, Lifetime Trustee of Bharatiya Jnanpith is also seen.

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Sahitya Akademi Award 2014 , winners pose for a group photograph during an award function at Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi.

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President Pranab Mukherjee and HRD Minister Smriti Irani with awardees during Hindi Sewa Samaan Yojana Awards for the year 2010-2011 function at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Union HRD Minister MM Pallam Raju presents the 22nd Saraswati Samman 2012 to Sugathakumari for her Malayalam poetry collection Manalezhuthu (The writings on the Sand) in New Delhi.

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