Court language should be in Malayalam: Kerala CM

Last Updated: Sunday, November 1, 2009 - 19:26

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister
VS Achuthanandan on Sunday said efforts should be made to make
Malayalam an official language in courts in the state.

"There should be an attempt to make Malayalam the
official language in courts in the state," the chief minister
said after inaugurating `Kerala formation day` and Malayalam
language week celebrations in Thiruvananthapuram.
He also said the mother tongue should be part of the
syllabi in all schools including Kendriya Vidyalayas.

"The government would consider changing rules to ensure
that those in public service could read and write in their
mother tongue," he said, adding, Centre should implement the
trilingual formula in all schools.
The Chief Minister said his government was considering
setting up a special university for the study of Malayalam
language and culture.

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First Published: Sunday, November 1, 2009 - 19:26

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