Kolkata, Sep 30 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday said translation promotes unity in diversity. Also Read - Makki ki Roti With Maggi! Netizens Try Weird Food Combination During Lockdown
She said many of her books have been translated to different languages. Also Read - Delhi Bursts Crackers to Celebrate Coronavirus Like Diwali After Misunderstanding PM's '9 Baje 9 Minute' Requests - Check Tweets
“Today is #InternationalTranslationDay. The theme for 2018 is ‘Translation: promoting cultural heritage in changing times’,” Banerjee wrote on her Twitter handle. Also Read - Ahead of 9-Minute-9-PM Challenge, Netizens Flood Internet With Hilarious Memes
She said “Translation promotes unity in diversity. In fact, many of my books have been translated to English, Hindi and Ol Chiki.”
International Translation Day is celebrated every year on September 30 on the feast of St Jerome, the Bible translator who is considered the patron saint of translators.
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