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World Sanskrit Day 2020

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    5th Aug, 2020
  • The World Sanskrit Day which is also known as Sanskrit Diwas or Vishvasamskritadinam is celebrated all over the world on the Shravana Poornima, full moon day of the Hindu month Shravana.
  • The day promotes the revival of the ancient Indian language and speaks about the importance of learning and knowing Sanskrit Language.
  • The World Sanskrit Day 2020 is celebrated on 3rd August 2020.
  • The Government of India declared to celebrate the world Sanskrit day on the Sharvana poornima, in 1969.
  • All India Radio (AIR) broadcast its first ever special program titled, ‘Bahujan Bhasha-Sanskrit Bhasha’ on 3rd August 2020 on account of World Sanskrit Day.
  • Sudharma”, the only Sanskrit newspaper in the world, has been published from Mysore, Karnataka since 1970.
  • The people of the Mattur village in the Shimoga district Karnataka preserved the language and every one of the village speakers in ancient classical Sanskrit language.

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