Karunanidhi calls for popularising Tamil language

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Chennai, Dec 31 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Muthuvel Karunanidhi today called for popularizing state's regional Tamil language.

Karunanidhi conducted a special review meeting in Chennai to know about the developments of the world Tamil conference, which is to be conducted in Coimbatore city in June next year.

The meeting was chaired by Karunanidhi and was attended by state ministers, secretaries and other concerned officials of the state to discuss various aspects of the World Tamil Conference.

Karunanidhi later told reporters that after the successful completion of the conference he would also impress upon the federal government to take steps to officially announce the Tamil language as one of the administrative and official languages of the country.

"As a follow-up of the conference, we will continuously stress upon the federal government to officially announce the Tamil language as one of the administrative and official language in the day-today- affairs of the country," said Karunanidhi.

He further added that the Tamil language writers, poets, and senior Tamil laureates from all over the world would take part in the conference and it would be a platform to express their views on development of the regional language.

The Conference will be held in Coimbatore June 23-27, 2010. (ANI)

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