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CBSE schools to celebrate Mother Tongue Day

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has decided to celebrate February 21 as Mother Tongue Day, in an attempt to give fillip to mother tongue and other Indian languages.

The Board has said that schools could organise day-long competitions such as song recitation, creative writing, debate, elocution, general knowledge contests on mother tongue, translation of any literary passage into mother tongue, and exhibition of posters on language diversity of India and its rich heritage. The Board has said that year-long activities or programmes can also be initiated in order to promote the importance of mother tongue and preservation and promotion of all Indian languages.


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