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Malayalam Needs Linguistic Renaissance: K. Satchidanandan

In Education
November 07, 2020

“Malayalam which faces erosion of words and phrases due to changes in circumstances needs a renaissance to strengthen it by coining new words according to the emerging situations”, opined renowned writer Prof. K. Satchidanandan. He was delivering online lecture on ‘Malayalam Language: Abilities and limitations’ in connection with Bharanabhasha varshakhosham of Cochin University of Science and Technology. Pro-Vice Chancellor Dr. P.G. Sankaran and Dr. K. Ajitha spoke.

“Mother tongue is the basis of the cultural structure of a society and it is essential for a democratic society that the curriculum, learning activities and administration should be in the mother tongue”, said Prof. K. M Bharathan, Head and Dean, Department of Cultural and Heritage Studies, Thunchath Ezhuthachan Malayalam University, inaugurating the event organized at CUSAT Hindi Department. Dr. R. Sasidharan, Head of the Department and Dr. K. Ajitha spoke. Ajithkumar recited
the poem ‘Keralam’ written by former faculty member G. Sugandhavally.