Int’l symposium on Nepali language concludes

Kakadbhitta (Jhapa), March 14: The International Nepali Language Symposium concluded here on Sunday, issuing the Kakadbhitta Declaration, which lays emphasis on maintaining uniformity in language usage.

The symposium, in its seven-point declaration, also stressed on promoting language and literature- enhancing activities and programmes in the Nepali community across the globe.
Linguists and writers from Myanmar, Bhutan, India and Nepal participated in the three-day symposium which also saw broad discussions and interaction on different aspects of the Nepali language, according to the organisers.
Different working papers on various themes related to further refining the Nepali language were also discussed in course of the symposium. Deliberations were held on the language use, lexicology and grammar.
The participants expressed the belief that the Declaration would contribute to maintaining uniformity in the language in the days ahead.
Vice-chancellor of Nepal Academy Bishnu Bibhu Ghimire expressed the belief that this kind of seminars would help clear confusions in the language use and bring uniformity.
Academician Yagya Raj Prasain said the Kakadbhitta Declaration would augment the campaign of expanding the Nepali dictionary with 60 thousand entries to 100 thousand by incorporating all the Nepali dialects spoken in different parts of the globe.