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Efforts on for govt recognition of Angika

PATNA: A delegation of the Anga Utthan Andolan Samiti (AUAS) on Saturday submitted a memorandum at Raj Bhawan, reiterating its demand that governor Devanand Konwar take steps as he deemed proper for government recognition to Angika language spoken in 15 eastern Bihar districts spread on both the sides of the Ganga. Earlier, AUAS chief for Bihar and Jharkhand Gautam Suman had met the governor on July 12, after ending his six-day ‘amaran anshan (fast-unto-death)’ that was held on the eve of the monsoon session of the state legislature. The governor had assured the Suman-led AUAS delegation to give a hearing someday after the visit of vice-president Hamid Ansari to attend a cultural function here. “Today, we submitted a memorandum at Raj Bhawan for his perusal. We reminded the governor of his assurance and also requested him to consider our pleas that we had made before him on July 12,” Suman said.   Prior to this,… Read More

Governor assures for government protection to Angika Language

Patna : Bihar governor Devanand Konwar on Monday assured a three-member delegation of Anga Utthan Andolan Samiti (AUAS) to give a considered thought to its demands regarding government protection to Angika language. The AUAS delegation that called on the governor at Raj Bhawan on the day consisted of AUAS chief for Bihar and Jharkhand Gautam Suman and its two central general secretaries. The delegation consisted of AUAS’ Bihar-Jharkhand chief Gautam Suman and its central general secretaries Jayant Jalad and Shyam Sundar Karna. They submitted a memorandum to the governor who, according to them, said that he would invite them for detailed talks on the matter after the visit of Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday. “The governor gave a patient hearing to our demands regarding the protection and promotion of Angika language. It is spoken in 15 districts across the Ganga river in Bihar and six districts of Santhal Pargana division in Jharkhand,” Jalad said. Suman… Read More

Angika leader calls off indefinite fast

PATNA: Anga Utthan Andolan Samiti national president Gautam Suman on Sunday called off his indefinite fast to press the four-point demands of the Samiti, including development of Angika language. Health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey offered a glass of juice to Suman to break his fast. Suman was on fast-unto-death agitation at R-Block since Tuesday last. Addressing the gathering, Choubey said that he has been working on this issue since 1995. The minister said that he would hold parleys with chief minister Nitish Kumar so that an effective step is initiated in this direction. Earlier, Congress legislature party (CLP) leader in the state assembly Sadanand Singh had on Friday urged Nitish to initiate steps for protection of Angika, the language of the people of ancient Anga Janapada. He had also requested the CM to give concrete assurance to Suman. (Source: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-07-11/patna/29760575_1_gautam-suman-nitish-kumar-congress-legislature-party) संबंधित अंगिका समाचार पढ़ऽ / Read similar Angika News :झारखंड कर्मचारी चयन आयोग (जे.एस.एस.सी)- टी.जी.टी.…बिहार… Read More

Guv to look into demand for Angika promotion

PATNA: Governor Devanand Konwar on Monday assured a three-member delegation of Anga Utthan Andolan Samiti (AUAS) to give a considered thought to its demand for government protection to Angika language. The delegation consisted of AUAS’ Bihar-Jharkhand chief Gautam Suman and its central general secretaries Jayant Jalad and Shyam Sundar Karna. They submitted a memorandum to the governor who, according to them, said that he would invite them for detailed talks on the matter after the visit of Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Tuesday. “The governor gave a patient hearing to our demands regarding the protection and promotion of Angika language. It is spoken in 15 districts across the Ganga river in Bihar and six districts of Santhal Pargana division in Jharkhand,” Jalad said. Suman had earlier sat on fast-unto-death for six days from July 5. Health minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey broke his fast by offering him juice on Sunday, and also told the agitators that the… Read More

Fast for recognition of Angika langauge

PATNA: The struggle for government recognition of Angika language spoken in eastern districts of Bihar and related demands has now taken a crucial turn, as its supporters have taken to ‘aamaran anshan (fast-unto-death)’ on Hardinge Road hear R-Block here to pursue their demands, and make themselves heard by the concerned in the Nitish Kumar government. Of the students sitting on fast, one Adarsh Suman (11) fell ill on Wednesday, and has been rushed to a doctor for treatment, said AUAS central general secretary Jayant Jalad. According to Gautam, as many as 65 people have arrived here from districts concerned to show their solidarity and be also a part of the struggle. While the fast-unto-death by founder president of Anga Utthan Andolan Samiti (AUAS) for Bihar and Jharkhand Gautam Suman entered the second day on Wednesday, dozens of other people, including boy and girl students, have also been giving him company by sitting on ‘anshan (fast)’… Read More

CM urged to take steps for protection of Angika

PATNA: Congress legislature party (CLP) leader in the state assembly and party’s former state chief Sadanand Singh on Friday urged CM Nitish Kumar to make his personal intervention and take requisite steps for the protection of Angika – the language of the people of ancient Anga Janapada and has evolved over the past several centuries. In this regard, he sent his emissaries to the official residence of the CM with a request letter. Singh’s letter pleaded, “It is my personal request that please consider the demands made for the protection of Angika language. It would help in strengthening the culture and tradition of the people of Anga Janapada. (Source: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-07-08/patna/29752175_1_gautam-suman-cm-nitish-kumar-congress-legislature-party) संबंधित अंगिका समाचार पढ़ऽ / Read similar Angika News :झारखंड कर्मचारी चयन आयोग (जे.एस.एस.सी)- टी.जी.टी.…पटना संग्रहालय केरऽ होतै विस्तार, करलऽ जैतै राहुल…बिहार केरऽ प्राइमरी इसकूली मं॑ माध्यम भासा के रूप…सरकार केरऽ अनुमति के बगैर ही चली रहलऽ छै तिलकामाँझी…खगड़िया म॑ भ्रष्टाचार-बुहारन अंगिका कवि सम्मेलन…फीफा अंडर-१७… Read More

Publisher of children’s magazine in 103 languages including Angika battles cancer

CUTTACK: Bijay Mohapatra, the publisher who achieved the rare distinction of publishing a children`s magazine called ” Suna Bhauni” in over a 100 languages, is now struggling for his life. The 42-year-old is suffering from renal cancer and undergoing treatment at the Acharya Harihar Regional Cancer Centre. The disease has spread to his abdomen and he is believed to be in a critical condition. Mohapatra struggled all his life to popularize Indian languages among children by publishing the magazine in 103 languages, including the lesser known Ho, Angika and Bajika, without any financial help from the government. His hard work paid off in the form of several awards and a mention in the Limca Book of Records. Lying in bed, the frail publisher said, “I saw many bad days in my life but poverty never deterred me from publishing the magazine. However, my health is not allowing me to work any more. I had aspired… Read More

First time cultural programmes will be presented and announcements will be made in five regional languages-Maithili, Bhojpuri, Angika, Vajjika and Magahi on National Education Day

PATNA: The state human resources department (HRD) is all set to celebrate the National Education Day on November 11 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad, an eminent educationist and Independent India’s first education minister. “As education minister, Azad oversaw the establishment of a national education system with free primary education and modern institutions of higher education. Bihar, in fact, became the first state in the country to initiate a move to celebrate Education Day in his memory in 2007. Later, in 2008, government of India also decided to observe November 11 as National Education Day,” said HRD principal secretary Anjani Kumar Singh. Though the beginning was modest, the HRD later organized the event in a big way in 2008. It will be likewise this year too. The state HRD has acquired 800 sq feet area at Gandhi Maidan and four pavalions have been constructed where various cultural programmes, including sports, quiz… Read More

Orissa publisher records name in Limca Book of Records:Publishing a magazine in 60 languages including Angika

Jagatsinghpur: One poverty stricken literature and publisher has recorded his name Limca Book of Records’ by publishing a magazine in 60 language bringing inspiration and happy among local littérateurs, publishers for achieving this rare proud in this district. Fund crunch failed to prevent Bijaya Kuamr Mohapatra, 40 from fulfilling his long cherished dream of publishing a magazine in 64 languages and achieving record in Limca Book of Records. An attempt that started in 1990 with publication of ‘Suna Bhaunei’ in Oriya and subsequently the ‘Loving Sister’ in English in 1992 has now 60 versions in different languages. With financial assistance of Rs 5000 from his brother in law Mohapatra has published the first language. Other versions of the magazine are Payri Bahan ( 1992) in Hindi, Loving sister (1992) in English, Sona Bona(1992) in Bengali, Vahali Bahen (1998)in Gujarati, Priyamania Chellelu(1998) in Telgu, Subrana Bhagani (1998) in Sanskrit, Priya Sodari (1998) in Kannad, Pyari Bahen… Read More

Folk singer to popularise right to vote in Bihar in Hindi, Bhojpuri, Magahi, Maithili and Angika languages

Patna, Oct 8.Popular Bihar folk singer Sharda Sinha has been roped in by the Election Commission to spread awareness about the right to vote during the upcoming Bihar assembly elections. Sharda Sinha has been appealing to voters on television in five different languages – Hindi, Bhojpuri, Magahi, Maithali and Angika – to exercise their voting rights in the elections. ‘Sharda Sinha’s 40-second to one-minute appeal to use the right to vote will be telecast on TV channels every day till the end of polls on Nov 20,’ an official told IANS Friday. Sources in the State Election Commission said they hoped Sharda Sinha’s earthy voice would help increase the voter turnout. Popularly known as Bihar Kokila, Sharda Sinha is a well-known face and voice across Bihar for the folk songs she sings during festivals like Durga Puja and Chhath. Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Qureshi, during his visit to the state to review the poll preparedness,… Read More

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