Bhopal: Chief Minister of the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan today announced that a mass campaign will be started in the State capital to ensure that all signboards are in Hindi in view of the upcoming Vishwa Hindi Sammelan (World Hindi Meet).
During this event, the Chief Minister and public representatives will appeal to all businessmen to install signboards in Hindi at their shops and business establishments. The campaign will continue for 10 days between August 25 and September 5. Another campaign to beautify and bring about all-round civic order will also be launched at State initiative during the run up for this international event.
The Chief Minister, who reviewed the preparations for Vishwa Hindi Sammelan here today, directed directed the state officials to complete all preparations within time. The event will be held here from September 10 to 12.
Forty renowed Hindi scholars will be felicitated at the Sammelan. Central Government’s Department of Culture will present a special programme based on folk dances of India on the first day. There will be a Hindi ballet “Ath Hindi Katha” by Madhya Pradesh government on the second day and a Kavi Sammelan under the auspices of Indian Council for Cultural Relations will held on the concluding day. The Sammelan vene will have Wi-fi facility. Special arrangements are being made for guess by State Tourism Development Corporation to enable to go sight seeing. An exhibition will also be put up at the venue by the Tourism Department, Madhya Pradesh Madhyam, Makhanlal Chaturvedi University of Journalism, Atal Bihar Vajpayee Hindi Vishwavidyalaya and Union External Affairs Ministry.