UGC asks universities to celebrate Matribhasha Diwas on 3rd of March

Universities across the India will celebrate "Matribhasha Diwas" to promote the use of mother tongue on 3rd of March

In a letter written by University Grants Commission (UGC) to vice-chancellors, has said that since February 21, which is celebrated as the Mother Languages Day falls on a Sunday, it has been decided to celebrate "Matribhasha Diwas" on March 3.

You are, therefore, requested to kindly ensure celebration of Matribhasha Diwas on March 3, 2016, the letter written by UGC secretary Jaspal Sandhu to VCs said.

The UGC also asked universities to hold various activities to celebrate "Matribhasha Diwas".