NU organises online national seminar on marginalised society and Hindi cinema

KOHIMA, MAY 19 (MExN): The Hindi Department of Nagaland University, Kohima Campus, organized a one-day online national seminar on May 18. The seminar, titled "Marginalised Society and Hindi Cinema: Various Aspects," explored the intersection of marginalized communities and their representation in Hindi cinema.

Prof Jagadish Kumar Patnaik, Vice Chancellor of Nagaland University, graced the occasion as the chief guest. Speakers for the seminar include Prof Pramod Kumar Meena, Head of Department of Hindi, Tezpur University; Dr Vibhawari, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department, Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida and Dr Mohammad Shameem, Associate Professor, English Department, Halim Muslim Postgraduate College.

The seminar was compered by Dr Anuj Kumar, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department, Kohima Campus, NU and Ashish Kumar, Hindi Officer.

The sessions were chaired by Prof Jano S. Legise, Dean, School of Humanities and Education; Prof Nigamanand Das, Head, Department of English and Dr Munni Choudhary, Head, Department of Hindi. 

At the inaugural session, Dr Brijesh Kumar, Assistant Professor, Hindi Department delivered the vote of thanks. During different sessions, the vote of thanks was presented by Ajay Kumar Subba and Mehboob Dowlah Ahmed, both research scholars.

The seminar provided a platform for rich discussions and exchange of ideas on the portrayal of marginalized societies in Hindi cinema, highlighting various perspectives and fostering academic discourse.