of Books displayed on International Women’s Day in Library from 6th
March- 10th March 2017BooksSr.
No. 1. Puzzles
to Puzzle You Shakuntala Devi 18775 2. Not Without My
Daughter Betty Mahmoody 12042 3. The Diary of a Young
Girl Anne Frank 11405 4.
We celebrated "Marathi Bhasha Diwas" on 28th. February, 2011 in our Institute.
Marathi Bhasha Diwas is celebrated on 27th. February every year as it is the birthday of the legendary poet V.V. Shirwadkar, popularly known as Kusumagraj. This year marks the centenary of the birth anniversary of the poet.
In 1989, poet Kusumagraj was honoured with the Dnyanpeeth Award, the topmost award for literature instituted by the Government of India, for his contribution to Marathi literature. He was only the second Marathi litterateur after V. S. Khandekar to receive this award. He served as the President of the first International Marathi Parishad (Convention) in 1989.
Kusumagraj’s contribution to Marathi literature and his love for the language prompted the International Marathi Convention to dedicate his birthday, 27th February, as the Marathi Language Day. The idea behind observing this day is to create awareness and pride about Marathi culture and its roots, apart from encouraging r…