The Hindi-Galo Learners’ dictionary, published by Kendriya Hindi Sansthan (Central Institute of Hindi), Agra has been released.
The dictionary was released at Rono Hills by Dr. Tai Nyori, former registrar and controller of examination of Arunachal University (now Rajiv Gandhi University) on Sunday in presence of Gomar Basar, general secretary of Galo Welfare Society.
The Hindi-Galo Learners’ dictionary has been compiled by a team comprising assistant professors Dr. Tadam Ruti, Dr. Doge Ngomdir, and research scholars Jumnu Kamdak, Rebom Belo, Binnu Lingo, and Genu Ingo, said Prem Taba, department of mass communication, Rajiv Gandhi University, in a statement.
Dr. Nyori lauded the team for the book and highlighted the importance of the Hindi language as a lingua-franca in Arunachal Pradesh.
Gomar Basar, who attended the event as a special guest, described the day as historic for the Galo community and on behalf of GWS expressed his gratitude to Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra.
He also highlighted the importance of the Hindi language and the role of such a dictionary in preserving the local languages.
On the occasion, Dr. Tadam Ruti expressed his heartfelt gratitude to professor Nanda Kishor Pandey, director of research and Dean of Faculty of Arts, Rajasthan University, Rajasthan, the then director of Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, Agra for his initiative and cooperation in publishing the dictionary.
“All the SOPs of the Government of India were maintained during the programme,” Taba added.