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Kannada Should be Open to Innovation: PaPu

Published: 21st July 2014 08:39 AM  |   Last Updated: 21st July 2014 08:39 AM   |  A+A-

Mohan-Shantanagoudar

DHARWAD: The Karnataka Vidyavardhaka Sangha (KVS) should come out with new programmes to attract youths, said former minister H Vishwanath.

At the 125th Foundation Day celebrations of KVS here on Sunday, he regretted that youths were moving away from Kannada language, tradition and culture. He felt that the language too should be open to new innovations.

Inaugurating the celebrations, High Court judge Mohan Shantanagoudar lauded the KVS and said it has developed without deviating from its basic objective of promoting Kannada.

Expressing concern over the growing family disputes, Judge Shantanagoudar said the number of family courts have increased from one to eight but there is still demand for more courts. It shows in which direction our society is moving, he lamented.

Presiding over the function, KVS president Patil Puttappa regretted that nothing has been done for the improvement of Kannada for two years since it was accorded classical language status.

“It is sad to note that the government is sending its ministers to foreign tours for various study tours. Let them visit the whole of Karnataka and learn about it first,” he remarked.

Alleging that only the Mysore-Karnataka area is witnessing improvements, PaPu urged elected representatives to realise that they do not just belong to their respective constituencies but to the state as a whole.

Panditaradhya Shivacharya Swamiji of Shri Taralubalu Jagadguru Shakhamath, Sanehalli graced the occasion.  KVS vice-president Shivanna Bellad, working president D M Hiremath, general secretary Shankar Halagatti, assistant secretary Shivanand Bhavikatti, treasurer Krishna Joshi and others were present in the programme. 



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