HomeIndiaPM Modi Receives Braille Version Of Assamese Dictionary 'Hemkosh'

PM Modi Receives Braille Version Of Assamese Dictionary ‘Hemkosh’

Published on


PM Modi complimented Jayanta Baruah for his efforts leading to the publication of the Braille version.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday received a copy of the Braille version of the Assamese Dictionary ‘Hemkosh’ from Jayanta Baruah.

According to Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Hemkosh was among the earliest Assamese dictionaries dating back to the 19th century.

PM Modi complimented Jayanta Baruah and his team for his efforts leading to the publication of the Braille version.

“Glad to have received a copy of the Braille version of ‘Hemkosh’, which was among the earliest Assamese dictionaries dating back to the 19th century. I compliment Mr Jayanta Baruah and his team for his efforts leading to the publication of the Braille version,” PM Modi said in a tweet.

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday and apprised him about the slew of development initiatives in the state.

According to the Assam government, in course of his meeting with the Prime Minister at his official residence, Mr Sarma had apprised the Prime Minister about the various developmental projects and schemes taken up in the state.

He also informed the Prime Minister about the status of the underwater tunnel between Kaliabor and Jamuguri.

The Chief Minister also once again extended an invitation to the Prime Minister to the concluding function of the 400th birth anniversary of Lachit Borphukan to be held in New Delhi on November 24 next.

Earlier, the first Braille edition of ‘Hemkosh’, an Assamese dictionary, was gifted to the Prime Minister by the Chairman of ‘Sadin-Pratidin’ group of publications, Jayanta Baruah in which Chief Minister Sarma and Union Minister Sarbananda Sonowal were present.
 

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV staff and is published from a syndicated feed.)



Source link

Latest articles

7 Dead, 10 Injured As Tourist Vehicle Rolls Off Cliff In Himachal’s Kullu: Police

<!-- -->Further details are awaited.Kullu: As many as seven people were killed and...

In Pics: Stephania Morales – Travel blogger and latest social media sensation

We are living in the age of social media. You can be a...

SCERT to stick to online mode of career guidance for now

EVEN AS the new academic year has started in a full-fledged offline mode,...

More like this

7 Dead, 10 Injured As Tourist Vehicle Rolls Off Cliff In Himachal’s Kullu: Police

<!-- -->Further details are awaited.Kullu: As many as seven people were killed and...

India On Cusp Of Scientific Revolution: Principal Scientific Advisor

<!-- -->On the health sector, he said it is at the "cusp" of...

BJP Pokes Fun As Rajasthan Congress Weathers Top Post Crisis

<!-- -->New Delhi: The crisis in Rajasthan Congress over the question of Chief...