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Tamil to be declared classical language

June 07, 2004 12:14 IST

The government has announced that Tamil will be declared a classical language.

"The government will set up a committee to examine the question of declaring all languages included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution as official languages," President A P J Abdul Kalam told a joint sitting of Parliament on Monday.

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Sub: Tamil - classical language.

No doubt, DMK has taken efforts in making the government declare tamil, a classical language. You can call DMK racist, seperatist or whatsoever. Tamil has ...

Posted by Rana

Sub: Tamil, Malayalam and official languages

Tamil and Malayalam are dialects of the same language. If the Kerala government declares Malayalam as a dialect of Tamil, Tamil will become the second ...

Posted by Rajasekaran Deepak

Sub: Tamil as Classical Language

This has reference to Tamil being declared as a classical language. This is the penalty the Congress led government had to pay for asking for ...

Posted by sivaramakrishna

Sub: Please wait for a few thousand years

Before giving Tamil the status of a Classical Language one should wait for it attain the same qualities as other Classical Languages like Latin, Greek ...

Posted by Dr T S Raman

Sub: This is great news.

This is great news. All the 18 major languages should be declared national languages. 1000 millions indians should be proud that india is their nation ...

Posted by Randy Ramesh



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