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KDA wants HC to adopt Kannada as its official language

Last Updated: Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 18:23

Bangalore: The Kannada Development
Authority, a watchdog set up by Karnataka Government to
promote Kannada, has said it would seek the High Court`s
opinion to adopt it as the official language of the court.
KDA Chairman Mukyamantri Chandru has appealed to Chief
Minister B S Yeddyurappa to seek High Court`s opinion on the
issue and take steps to pass resolutions in both houses of
legislature to make Kannada the official language in the
Court.
Delivering judgements in Kannada would help litigants.
Several lower courts were pronouncing verdicts in local
language, he said.

The KDA would honour 64 judges and magistrates of
lower courts on November 13 in recognition of their efforts in
use of Kannada, Chandru said.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, November 11, 2010 - 18:23

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