Mangalore: Book on Tulu Alphabet to Boost Local Language
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Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (PS)
Mangalore, May 25: 'Tulu Aksharamaale', a book on Tulu alphabet by G V S Ullal was released at a programme held at Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy hall here on Thursday May 24.
The book, published in Tulu script, has been approved by Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy.
Releasing the book, Umanath Kotian, president, Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy said that the young author had done a commendable job in compiling the book. "The academy will encourage those who come forward to learn Tulu language. With the academy hosting its own new website, the book on Tulu alphabet ‘Tulu Aksharamaale’ will be posted on it," he said.
He expressed his happiness that numerous works in Tulu, be it literature, drama or movies, were evoking good response in the region.
Dharmadharshi Harikrishna Punaroor, former president, Kannada Sahitya Parishat, Bangalore, presided.
Dr Erya Laxminarayana Alva, chancellor, Bharata Samskruthi Prathistana, Bangalore, Dr S R Vighnaraj, research person, Shree Manjunatheshwara Samskruthi Samshodhana Prathistana, Dharmasthala, Lion Kishore D Shetty, president, Tulu drama artistes’ union were the chief guests.
Yadhava Karkera welcomed.
The book on Tulu alphabet consisting of 32 pages has foreword by Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari Dr D Veerendra Heggade. In all, there are 10 chapters in the book.