'Tuluvas' love for their language is laudable'

'Tuluvas' love for their language is laudable'

Tulu speaking people are a model to others when it comes to the love for their language, MLA B B Ningaiah said speaking after inaugurating ‘Tulu Vaibhava-2015’ organised by the taluk unit of Tulu Koota at Adyanthaya Rangamandira in Mudigere on Sunday.

Though Tuluvas are scattered in various corners of the world, they are always committed towards protection of their language and culture. Tulunadu has a rich legacy. The divine rituals like Nagaradhane, Kola and others are contribution of Tuluvas to the State culture.
Also, Yakshagana, magnificent folk art is the asset of Tulunadu. It is the duty of the people of the entire state to preserve the rich culture, he said.

MLC Motamma said people of Tulunadu are known for their achievements. Though they adapt to the lifestyle of various places, do not forget their original culture.

Today, there is an increasing influence of western culture on the cultures of various linguistic regions and such influence could also be seen on Tulu culture. Hence, there is a major responsibility of preserving this culture, Motamma added.

Former MLA  Kumaraswamy MP said that Tulu speaking people have excelled in educational field in the state and have lent major contributions. e meanwhile called upon the prosporous Tuluva families to strive for the development of backward families.

A colourful procession, reflecting the culture of Tulunadu was taken out on the occasion. Art troupes performed dances and skits on the occasion.  Littertuer Ambathanaya Mudradi, Muhammed Hanif of Koolnad and Catherine Rodrigus Katapadi spoke on Tulu language and culture.

Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy President Janaki M Brahmavar, Town Panchayat President Nepa Adithya, Taluk Panchayat President Parvathamma Kalaiah, Tulu Koota taluk unit President Amaba were present.

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