To promote the usage of mother tongue among the students, MSc HTM students of Welcomgroup graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal University celebrated Matribhasha Diwas (Mother Tongue Day) at Saralebettu Govt.Higher Primary School, Manipal The purpose was to sensitize people about the need of the Mother Tongue for nation’s development and imparting proficiency in the same. Various activities were organized which included informative talks, speeches, quiz, group songs in local languages, drawing, painting , elocution etc. to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity.
A talk in Kannada was delivered by MSC HTM students Nandini and Manmohan Pai. They highlighted the origin and history of Kannada language, poetry, fiction and dramatic works of different Kannada renowned poets and artists. Student’s team had played a movie on the cultural heritage of Karnataka. Total number of 90 students and seven staff members along with four Faculty and 17 students of MSC HTM participated in the event This programme was conducted as per the scheduled community outreach programme of MSc HTM as part of the curriculum, under the mentorship of faculty P Valsaraj, coordinated by Nandini, Rajnigandha and Piyush.
Students Taking oath in Mathribhasha- Kannada
Awareness programme on Matribhasha and cultural integrity
Student’s opinion on Matribhasha Hand Prints- Unity in diversity
Essay writing competition
School children singing Kannada song
Faculty and students of M.Sc HTM with students and staff of Saralebettu Higher Primary School