The DMK authorities would work in the direction of getting all of the languages together with Tamil, listed within the Eighth Schedule of the Structure, the standing of the official language of the union authorities, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin mentioned on Sunday.
Recalling that on this present day in 2004, the Centre introduced that Tamil could be declared a classical language following the continued efforts of former Chief Minister M Karunanidhi, Mr Stalin mentioned his party-led authorities would proceed to work to decorate the Tamil language increasingly.
A notification was issued on October 12, 2004 by the union authorities giving Tamil the classical language standing.
Additional, the Chief Minister in a press release mentioned: “The DMK authorities will work resolutely to make all of the languages together with Tamil listed within the Eighth Schedule to the Structure, the official language of the union authorities.”
Moreover Tamil, Sanskrit, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam are among the many languages declared as classical in India.
In line with Article 343 of the Structure, the official language of the union authorities is Hindi in Devanagari script. The Eighth Schedule has 22 languages together with Hindi.
Article 345 offers with official language or languages of a state. It says a state legislature might by legislation undertake any a number of languages for all or any of the official functions of that state.