Madras High Court directs state to promote Tamil language


A two-judge bench comprising Justices Mahadevan and Sathya Narayana Prasad was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) to preserve Tamil Literature.

Akshaya Nath

Chennai,UPDATED: 20 December 2022 22:06 IST

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court directed the Tamil Nadu government to allocate funds and conduct various events to promote Sangam era Tamil literature and modern Tamil literature.

By Akshaya Nath: The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court has ordered the Tamil Nadu government to take steps to promote the Tamil language.

A two-judge bench comprising Justices Mahadevan and Sathya Narayana Prasad was hearing a public interest litigation (PIL) to preserve Tamil Literature.

In the PIL, the petitioner requested, “Tamil books, Tamil research books, other language books related to the development of Tamil language should be placed in the World Tamil Association library and new basic facilities should be established in the library.”

The Madurai bench of the Madras High Court directed the Tamil Nadu government to allocate funds and conduct various events to promote Sangam era Tamil literature and modern Tamil literature.

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