9th World Hindi conference concludes in Johannesburg
The 9th World Hindi Conefrence concluded in Johannesburg, South Africa.
During the function a bust of Pandit Nardev Vedalankar, known as the father of Hindi in South Africa, was also unveiled.
Vedalankar came to South Africa in 1947 from Gujarat to take up a teaching post in a Gujarati medium school in Durban. He contributed immensely for the promotion of Hindi in South Africa.
Topics: Gujarat , Hindi , India , Indo-Aryan languages , Languages of Gujarat , Languages of Madhya Pradesh , Languages of Rajasthan , Official languages of India , South Africa , States and union territories of India