Embassy of India
Celebration of Hindi Divas 2019 at Jakarta
The Embassy celebrated Hindi Divas 2019 at the Embassy Auditorium on 14th September,2019, Saturday. More than 50 students from the Gandhi Memorial Intercontinental School (GMIS), Rama Global School, Beacon Academy Jakarta, and children from the Indian Diaspora participated in the events.
Three events viz. Elocution, Drawing and Quiz competition were held. The theme of the event was focused on commemorating 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi.
For the elocution and drawing competition, the categories were divided in three age groups, up to 12 years, 12 -18 years and above 18. Students of Rama Global and GMIS participated in the Quiz competition and both the schools were declared joint winners as it was a tie between the two. The Quiz and the Elocution competitions were conducted in Hindi.
In his remarks, H.E. Ambassador, Shri Pradeep Kumar Rawat, congratulated the winners and elaborated on the importance of learning Indian languages especially for the children of the diaspora.
There were 09 winners in the drawing competition, 06 in elocution and 06 in the Quiz competition. Prizes were awarded to the winners by the Ambassador.