Arunachal Pradesh: New dictionary to make translation from Hindi to Galo easier
Itanagar: The Hindi-Galo Learners’ dictionary, published by Kendriya Hindi Sansthan (Central Institute of Hindi), Agra was released at Rono Hills by Dr. Tai Nyori, former registrar and controller of examination of Rajiv Gandhi University (then Arunachal University) on December 6. The book release was held in the presence of Gomar Basar, general secretary, Galo Welfare Society.
The dictionary has been compiled by a team comprising assistant professors Dr. Tadam Ruti and Dr. Doge Ngomdir, and research scholars Jumnu Kamdak, Rebom Belo, Binnu Lingo, and Genu Ingo.
Highlighting the importance of the Hindi language as a lingua-franca in Arunachal Pradesh, Nyori lauded the team’s effort in putting the dictionary together.
Basar meanwhile termed the day as historic for the Galo community and expressed his gratitude to the publishers. He also upheld the importance of the Hindi language and the role of the dictionary in preserving the local languages.