News Karnataka
Thursday, July 07 2022
Tamil Nadu

Nice to be back in the land of Thiruvalluvar : Modi - 2 min read

modi tamilnadu
Photo Credit : IANS

Chennai:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday May 26 said his government is committed to the development of Tamil language and culture.

PM Modi also said it gives him a nice feeling to be back in Tamil Nadu, the land of great persons like poet saint Thiruvalluvar and poet and freedom fighter Subramania Bharathi.

Quoting Bharathi’s lines “Senthamizh nadu ennum podhiniley, enba thean vandhu payudhu kaadhinilay,” which means it is very sweet like honey to hear the word Tamil Nadu, Modi said the people, language and culture are outstanding.

Pointing to the setting up of the Subramania Bharathi Chair on Tamil Studies at Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Modi added that the joy for him was extra special as the institution is located in Varanasi, his parliamentary constituency.

In January this year, the new campus of Central Institute of Classical Tamil was inaugurated in Chennai. The new campus is fully funded by the Union Government, Modi said.

At the outset he said that people from Tamil Nadu excel in various fields and recalled hosting the Deaflympics contingent.

He said this time it was India’s best performance in the tournament. Out of the 16 medals India won, youngsters from Tamil Nadu had a role in 6 of them.

Further commenting on rich Tamil culture, the Prime Minister said the Tamil language is eternal and the Tamil culture is global — from Chennai to Canada, from Madurai to Malaysia, from Namakkal to New York, from Salem to South Africa. The occasions of Pongal and Puthandu are marked with great fervour.

See also  Gym owner held for assaulting ex-girlfriend in TN

Modi also told the gathering that Union Minister and son of the soil L. Murugan wearing the state’s traditional dress walked on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival making Tamil people all over the world proud.

It should be noted that many leading politicians in Tamil Nadu will be coated and booted while visiting overseas.

Be that as it may, Modi also said the National Education Policy enables technical and medical courses in the local languages and the Tamil youth would benefit.

MANY DROPS MAKE AN OCEAN
Support NewsKarnataka's quality independent journalism with a small contribution.

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Subscribe to our Podcast across platforms
AnchorAmazon MusicSpotifyGoogle PodcastsRadio PublicRSS

Visit 7Jackpots and find the best online casinos in India! Play the most popular casino games for real money!

Find the best odds at 10Cric and ipl betting 2021! Signup today and get up to a 100% deposit bonus.

Subscribe Newsletter

Get latest news karnataka updates on your email.

To get the latest news on WhatsApp