Committee of Language Experts expected to take decion

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Udupi, June 14 (UNI) The Committee of Language Experts, appointed by the Union Government, meeting on June 30 at New Delhi was likely to take a final decision on according Classical Status to Kannada Language, newly appointed Kannada Development Authority Chairman Mukhyamantri Chandru said today.

Talking to newsmen here, he said that "the Committee was believed to have taken a favourable decision to accord Classical status to Kannada language despite strong reservation by the MPs from Tamil Nadu", he added.

Addressing a press conference here, he said that future course of action by the Authority would be taken based on the decision of the Committee on June 30.

Mr Chandur said that his priority as Chairman would be effective implementation of Kannada language in the Court proceedings, in all administrative level and in the border areas besides compulsory display of Kannada name plates and hoarding in all places in the state as well as in the border areas.

He said that the KDA would strongly demand that reservations should be made compulsory for Kannada speaking people in the jobs in private companies and institutions.


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