Mangaluru: MLA Vedavyasa Kamath seeks official recognition for Tulu language


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru (SP)

Mangaluru, Feb 19: Mangaluru (south) MLA Vedavyas Kamath, submitted a memorandum to chief minister B S Yediyurappa, and minister for tourism, Kannada and culture C T Ravi, seeking official status for Tulu language, which has been recognized as one of the five Dravidian languages.

Tulu happens to be the mother tongue of most of the people living in coastal Karnataka. A movement has been going on since long, demanding to include Tulu in the eighth schedule of the constitution and also to accord to it the official recognition as an official language of the state. Vedavyasa Kamath , who has been actively campaigning to win the recognition for Tulu, has been doing everything possible to get special status for Tulu.

The MLA said that Tulu has a history of about 2,500 years. He explained that to support the efforts to get a spot for Tulu in the eighth schedule of the constitution, the state government needs to declare Tulu as an official language of the state. "Over 1.5 crore people have adopted Tulu as their language. Tulu has its own script. Poetry in Tulu had been created even before the 14th century," he stated.

Kamath noted that epic history works like Ramayan and Mahabharat were created in Tulu script. He said that thousands of stone edicts, copper edicts, and Palmyra documents are available in coastal Karnataka. "Tulu has been thriving in the coast right from Nileshwar to Ankola, and from the sea in the west to the ghats to the east. The ancient edicts have called this area as Tulu state. Therefore, this is the right time to recognize Tulu as an official language of the state and also bring it under the eighth schedule, and I have convinced the chief minister and minister, Ravi, about these aspects," Kamath said.

Magaluru (north) MLA Dr Y Bharath Shetty, Bantwal MLA Rajesh Naik, and Beltangady MLA Harish Poonja were present.

 

  

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  • RAJESH KULAL, PERDOOR

    Sat, Feb 29 2020

    80 % GOVT JOB RESERVATION ONLY FOR LOCAL PEOPLES IN UDUPI AND
    DAKSHINA KANNADA DISTRICT

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  • srinivas bhat, sulia

    Fri, Feb 21 2020

    80 PERCENT GOVT JOBS FOR LOCAL PEOPLE NATIVE TULU

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  • Ravi Shettigar, MULKI

    Thu, Feb 20 2020

    I am requesting all our coastal MLA'S & MPS you are failed in all the way , atleast
    do little for tuluvas of coastal at least there will be mass migration of young tulu
    people in search of jobs in mumbai bangslore

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  • Ramesh Devadiga, Puttur

    Thu, Feb 20 2020

    No one suffered like Tuluvas ,we are like motherless child in our own
    land even we tuluvas,konkani,bearys more skilled,much talented less
    corrupt still we don't have jobs our jobs robbed by less skilled, zero
    talent, no merit out of dist people by fake qualification certificates,
    and by purchasing govt jobs with bribing ,we are dieing pls our mlas
    and MPs pls look at our grievance.

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  • Dr.Ravindrabhat, Kundapura/Bengaluru

    Thu, Feb 20 2020

    Sir, how about MBA graduate Aditya Rao?

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  • Harish pujari, Karkala

    Thu, Feb 20 2020

    Sir
    Please start pension for all tulu artists to save our rich
    old tradition and culture

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  • Rohan Karkera, Mangaluru

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Yeddi looks like he's gonna collapse soon!

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  • Anand Dsouza, Mangalore

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Vedavyasa Sir. Thank you for taking more interest in tulu baashe. But single handed you cannot do these things. Where are other MLAs of DK and Uuupi.

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  • Vijay, Bantwal/Abu Dhabi

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    By looking at BSY's face, seems not interested.

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  • Prashanth, Thank you for better future e for tulu

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Hi sir

    Thank you sir.. best of luck for tulu language..

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  • Ramesh L Shetty, Kinnigoli (DK) /Mumbai

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Sweet and epic language of Tulunadu should be included in 8th shedulde. It is one of the Pancha Dravidian language. Most of Indian language including Sanskrit adopted the Tulu Script. Hope the present political will help to achieve the goal.
    Calling D. K. And Udupi as Karavali Karnataka is also not Correy. IT should be called as TULUNADU.
    Jai Tulunadu

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  • Naveen, Tulunad Rajya

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    We must up the ante for Tulunadu state. We have nothing to do with kannad. We are not kannadigas.

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  • Dr.Ravindrabhat, Kundapura/Bengaluru

    Thu, Feb 20 2020

    Pls first get your own script instead of replicating Malayalam script.

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  • Anwar, Mangaluru

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    I really admire the effort of our beloved MLA Kamath, but saddening is that our society is more divided than ever before. Gone are those days when a gang consisted all religions, now its mono.

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  • k b r, Mangala Uru

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    It will be better if Tulu included in school curriculum throughout Karnataka along with other Karnataka based languages such as Konkani, Beary and Kodava languages. 3 language formula in KN should be 1. English / Hindi, 2. Kannada, and 3rd language Tulu/Beary/Kodava/Konkani or any other KN based language...

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  • Anand rao, Alevoor

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    We strictly want all govt and private jobs in udupi and dakshina kannada dist
    90 % all jobs only for Tuluvas,kanadigas (only kundapur kanadigas ), konkanis
    and byaris as per populations

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  • Suraj rai, Hebri

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    My lifetime dream for a separate TULUNADU / SOUTH KANARA state and
    TULU is official language in our tulunadu / south kanara state , so we born ,leave
    and die in dignity, Hope all my dream come true very soon.
    GOD BLESS OUR HOLY TULUNADU / SOUTH KANARA

    Puriyadu putoli e tulunadu sarpa mariyadu putunaid bete urudu

    Jai TULUNADU

    Suraj Rai BE
    Hebri

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  • abdul munim, mangaluru

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    what about Kundpra? will it be seperate nadu?

    it is better if it goes to Uttara Kannada as their traditions and language is like them

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  • Roshan Kumar, Udupi

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Only their language differs. They have the same customs as the rest of the tulu speaking people.

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  • Sangram Sangam, Kundapur

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    If you Doest know about Kundapur,Pls dont talk.
    Simply dont bark like Rahul

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  • Dr.Ravindrabhat, Kundapura/Bengaluru

    Thu, Feb 20 2020

    Rightly said.We the people of Kundapura would like to join either with North canara r Rich Maland culture of Shivamoga and don't want to imitate fake Malayalam culture.

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  • Roshan KUmar, Udupi

    Fri, Feb 21 2020

    OH Please. go ahead and join either north canara or malnad. Everyone from that district comes n eventually works in Mangalore/udupi . Just see the sheer number of KA47,KA14, KA15, KA30, KA31 vehicles roaming in udupi/mangalore.

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    I wonder why our Yeddyurappa is looking Scared ...

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  • KRPrabhu, Bangalore

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    To facilitate

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  • Dr.Ravindrabhat, Kundapura/Bengaluru

    Thu, Feb 20 2020

    He is scared because KODAVA, LAMBANI and BYARI languages are in the que!!

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  • Ronald D, Udupi

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    His development work compared to his predecessor is......negligible! Hope hinduthwa is not in danger now!

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  • Ved Kamath, Mangalore

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Ask him to pay his taxes first. Deals in cash and does all sort of cash hiding practices. Talks about Tulu !!

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  • KRPrabhu, Bangalore

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    ಈಗ ಇದ್ದ ಸ್ಥಿತಿಯಲ್ಲಿ ತುಳು ಲಿಪಿಗೆ ಸಂವಿಧಾನದ 8 ನೇ ಪರಿಚ್ಚೇದದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾನ್ಯತೆ ಕಷ್ಟ ಸಾಧ್ಯ. ಕಾರಣ ಹೀಗಿದೆ. ಕಾಸರಗೋಡಿನ ಒಂದು ಭಾಗ,ಉಡುಪಿ ಜಿಲ್ಲೆಯ ಒಂದು ಭಾಗ ಮತ್ತು ದಕ ಪೂರ್ತಿ ಭಾಗದಲ್ಲಿ ತುಳು ಭಾಷೆ ಇದೆ...ಹಾಗಾಗಿ ದಕ ಮಾತ್ರ ತುಳುನಾಡು ಅನಿಸಿಲ್ಲ..ಯಾವುದೇ ಭಾಷೆಯನ್ನು ಸಂವಿಧಾನದ 8 ನೇ ಪರಿಚ್ಚೇದದಲ್ಲಿ ಸೇರಿಸಲು ಅಂತಹ ಪ್ರದೇಶದಲ್ಲಿ ಪೂರ್ತಿ ಆ ಭಾಷೆ ಪ್ರಚಲಿತ ಇರಬೇಕಾಗುತ್ತದೆ. ಮೇಲೆ ಹೇಳಿದ ಮೂರು ಪ್ರದೇಶಗಳನ್ನು ತುಳುನಾಡಾಗಿ ಪರಿವರ್ತಿಸಿದರೆ ಮಾತ್ರ ತುಳು ಲಿಪಿಗೆ 8ನೇ ಪರುಚ್ಚೇದದಲ್ಲಿ ಸೇರಿಸುಬಹುದಾಗಿದೆ ಅಂತ ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕತೆಯ ಅರಿವು ಉಳ್ಳವರ ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯ ಇರಬಹುದು.
    ಹಾಗಾಗಿ ತಾಂತ್ರಿಕವಾಗಿ ಭಾಷೆಯನ್ನು 8ನೇ ಪರಿಚ್ಚೇದದಲ್ಲಿ ಅಳವವಡಿಸಿವರೆ ಸುಲಭ ಸಾಧ್ಯವಲ್ಲ ಅಂತ ಒಂದು ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯ.
    ರಾಜಕೀಯ ವಲಯದಲ್ಲಿ ಆಗಿಂದಾಗ್ಯೆ ಈ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ವಿಚಾರ ಬರುವಾಗ ಮೇಲೆ ತಿಳಿಸಿದ ಅಂಶಗಕನ್ನು ಗಣನೆಗೆ ತೆಗೆದುಕೊಳ್ಳುತ್ತಿಲ್ಲ.
    ಬಲ್ಲವರಿಂದ ಅಭಿಪ್ರಾಯಗಳು ಸ್ವಾಗತಾರ್ಹ....

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  • Diwakara B., Kota/Kundapura

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    See Yeddis face, He is so tensed as if he is telling " one more head ache this man brought". Only pictures they submit and next they will remember during next election.

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  • Nitin, Mangalore

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Useless fellow .... out previous. MLA. Did so much work. Yeddi is very grumpy

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  • David Pais, Mangalore

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    nikamma mla

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  • S Shetty, Tulunad

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    I do not understand why do they say costal karnataka or karavali, its TULUNAAD.


    Tulunaad belongs to Tuluvaas and Tuluvaas belongs to Tulunaad, not happen to be the mother tongue of some!


    Good Work hoping to say a Tulunaad State Soon.

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  • abdul munim, mangaluru

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Tulunadu belongs to all those who live in the two disricts. Do not try to show your kattada kori attitude.

    Equal respect should be given to Byari and Konkani languages.

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  • S Shetty, Tulunaad

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Saibere Whoever lives in Tulunaad are Tuluvaas, have I ever mentioned anything else Here?

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  • S Shetty, Tulunaad

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Tulunaad Welcomed Saibers from Malabar and Konkanis from Goa No Difference has been done we live here as brothers, respect has been given to everyone, I wrote happen to because of the article mentioned so above please go and check.

    And Yes We Want Tulu Official and State Tulunaad going forward PERIOD!

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  • Suresh, Bangalore

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Mangalore, kasargod & udupi tulunadina bhagagalu, uttara kannada jille tulunadina bhagavalla.

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  • G R PRABHUJI, Mangalore

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Sir, First of all improve the Traffic and Bus service in Mangalore. Then only give importance to other issues. Day by day it's worst.

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  • S Shetty, Tulunaad

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    You Konkani People won't Understand the Pain of Tulu People, Because Your Konkani is Offical Language and You have Your Own State Goa from where you came and settle and Tulunaad.

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  • Ashwwath, Puttur

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Shettre.. we left Goa due to invasion by the Portuguese and tuluvas welcomed us which we agree!

    We have always stood by and respected the tulunadu people and culture and we have even been part of it by involving ourselves in various activities. And we too want tulu to be included in 8th schedule. There is nothing like we don't understand.

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  • S Shetty, Tulunaad

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    @ Ashwwath, Puttur

    I have Christian friends who helped me a lot in life also Muslims, For Tulunaad contribution from both community is so much, I do respect each and everyone we are all one, It's just that being an old language it should be recognized that is it.

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  • kp, udupi

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    MLA vedavyas kamath is a konkani fellow. pls do not show your difference here according to language or religion we all indians first

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  • Shenoy, Mangalore

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Please note highest contribution to tulunadu done by a Konkani man called Ullal Srinivas Mallya.

    He is responsible for national highways, Radio station, Port, Air port ..etc ..etc.

    I can not recall a single leader contributed to the tulunadu or DK district anywhere closer to him.

    We GSB people are proud of him not because he contributed to our community but for the entire district.

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  • kp, udupi

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    what about TMA pai , T A pai, Ammebal subbarao pai all have contributed maximum to undivided DK district

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  • S Shetty, Tulunaad

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Shenoy, Mangalore

    Sir, I Completely Agree With You, Personally I do like Konkani People, they are hard Working and Visionary People, Manipal, Gadbad, TMA Pai .. many more Gems been added to Tulunaad from Konkani People...

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  • G R PRABHUJI, Mangalore

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Your NO HORN for bus on Wednesday is totally failed sir. Please look into that.

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  • FAZIL, MANIPAL

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    We dont want Konkani and Brhamins Tulu, like 'Bodchi' is said as 'Bothri', recognize only the real tulu which is spoken by majoritians.

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  • Sanjay, Hebri

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    It's better we have a separate state of tulunadu.

    DisAgree [19] Agree [22] Reply Report Abuse

  • FAZIL, MANIPAL

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Yes, but not agree with your Ideology, we need peaceful and prosperous Tulunadu

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  • Vijay, Padubidri

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    Those who want work ,stay, and leave in tulunadu compulsory know tulu to speak

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  • G R PRABHUJI, Mangalore

    Wed, Feb 19 2020

    You are right. Like how Nityananda Swamiji settled in a separate island. No problem.

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