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President inaugurates celebrations of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha

President Ram Nath Kovind has inaugurated the centenary celebrations of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha on 22 September 2018 in New Delhi.
President inaugurates celebrations of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha
  • DBHPS is an autonomous body functioning under the grant from Union Government.

About Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha (DBHPS):

  • DBHPS is a national organisation that aims to improve Hindi literacy among non-Hindi speaking people of South India.
  • It is headquartered in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  • Union Government had recognised it as one of the Institutes of National Importance in 1964.
  • It is divided into four divisions one each for the southern states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

History of DBHPS:

  • DBHPS was established by Annie Besant with support from Mahatma Gandhi in 1918 with a sole aim of propagating Hindi in South India to unite the northern and southern states of the country in greatest interest of integration of the nation.
  • Gandhiji was founder president of DBHPS till his death.

Question:

Q. Who has inaugurated the centenary celebrations of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha on 22 September 2018 in New Delhi?
a. Prime Minister Narendra Modi
b. President Ram Nath Kovind
c. U.P. CM Yogi Adityanath
d. None of the above
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