Karnataka Rajyotsava celebrated in New Delhi

November 1st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI  

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New Delhi, Nov.1 (ANI): A large number of Kannada writers,
artists, professors, and academicians celebrated Karnataka Rajyotsava here on
Monday.

The Kannada monthly, “Dehali Kannadiga” organized the
celebration.

Inaugurating the celebration, M.B Samaga, the editor of the
monthly, urged Central Government to clear all pending projects of Karnataka.

He urged the Centre to look into projects such as
introduction of “Duranto Express” train between Bangalore and Delhi, immediate
implementation of Hubli-Ankola Railway line project, introduction of passenger
ship between Mumbai and Mangalore, and to give constitutional recognition to
Kodava and Tulu languages of Kannada script.

Samaga suggested that the Karnataka Government should
establish a Karnataka Cultural Museum, a common guest house, working women
hostel in Delhi and a separate department for the development of Kannada
outside the State.

The former chief librarian of Jawaharlal Nehru University
(JNU), B.N. Rao, who had presided over the celebration, called upon Kannadigas
to develop Kannada land, literature and culture and urged Delhi Government to
support Kannada cultural activities in Delhi. (ANI)

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