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Thursday, July 31, 2014

if you want them to learn Hindi, pl start learning Tamil too-- Tarun Vijay in Parliament demands Tamil for North

Tarun Vijay demands Tamil for North and Thiruvalluvar's B' day as All Language Day
31st July 2014- New Delhi- Today  BJP Member of Parliament from Uttarakhand Mr Tarun Vijay demanded that govt must introduce Tamil language optional teaching in North Indian schools as a step to strengthen national unity. Amidst a wide applause from all parties and Members cutting across the party and ideological lines, Tarun Vijay's suggestion was applauded by thumping of the desks.
 
Mr Tarun Vijay's Special Mention,. first time on such a subject by any North Indian MP reads like this-

The glorious history of all Indian languages is unique and supremely great. We must work to develop feelings of appreciation and respect for each other.

In this regard it is necessary that people from North India be encouraged to learn any one Southern language through a free choice option.

For example the incomparable golden heritage that we have in the form of Tamil should make every Indian proud.

Tolkappiam, ,app 5000 years old. And on a broad spectrum Silappadigaram, Chintamani, Manimekalai, Valayapathi and Gundalakesi are great classics of Tamil literature.

The onus of the greatest classic in Tamizh literature undoubtedly goes to Kambar's Ramayana, the epic poem
One of the greatest works in Tamizh, which is widely preached even to this day, is Tiruvalluvar's Tirukkural .

Its imprints are found in various parts of the globe. How many of us know about the global influence and public services of great emperors likeChera, Chola, and Pandya kings ? Only Ashoka and Vikramaditya are not India, unless we have an all encompassing respect for Cholas, Krishnadev Rayas and Pandyas also. Similarly we have great history of Bangla, Malayalam, Telugu and other languages.

I demand observing Thiruvalluvar's birthday as Glorious Indian Languages Day in all parts of the country symbolising respect for all Indian languages and introducing Tamil also in North Indian schools as an optional subject for strengthening national unity. Mr Tarun Vijay ended his special mention with Palamaiyana Tamil Mozhiyar Vananguhiren.

46 comments:

இர. க. இரத்தின சபாபதி said...

ThankU sir for ur honour.. and thanks for ur support..

mahesh said...

Dear Sir,
We proud to have you as a part of our heart. You are the modern day Thiruvalluvar to grow tamil as a national language.
I salute you.
I like you.
I proud of you.
Valthukkal, Vanakkam. Nanri ayya...

Endrum anbudan,
Maheshkumar.N

Anonymous said...

Thank your for your article. Thamizh engal uyirukku ner.

Rama K said...

Thanks for your excellent speech. Your speech ensures true unity..
www.revmuthal.com

sivagnanam said...

happy to see this positive approach

Raj said...

sir, as a Tamil person i would like to say thank you so much for your wonderful though.
We want people to understand our oldest culture of Tamil and history.
Thank you from my bottom of heart.

Envirovivek said...

297Mere Eyewash and cosmetic Solution....

If his heart is truly for linguistic equality and justice, then he must ask for an amendment asking all 8th schedule languages as official languages of the Indian union...

Otherwise this would be useless solution in the papers and dances on the proposed day. Actually Indian Mother Languages Day must be celebrated by commemorating the hundreds of souls who got killed by police and army during the 1967 "anti-hindi imposition" protests.

anbu kanish said...

இன்னொரு வீரமாமுனிவர் உருவாகிறார்.....
வாழ்த்துக்கள் அன்பரே! திரு.தருண் விஜய்(TARUN VIJAY Member of Parliment & Journalist/Writer) அவர்களுக்கு வார்த்தைகளால் எப்படி நன்றி தெரிவிப்பது என்று தெரியவில்லை.......!

Anonymous said...

Thank you Tarun Vijay sir.vazhga valamudan

ramasamy thamilan said...

Bow my head From my heart Long live to your family...

Thank you so much
Vazgha valamudan..

ramasamy thamilan said...

Long live sir

baski said...

Dear Vijay Sir,

As a tamilian I am appreciating your speech.on behalf of 10 crores of Tamil population my sincere gratitude towards your Tamil supporting speech.

By Baskaran,Coimbatore

Guna Pathakkam said...

Good thinking, proposal and respect all languages.

Anonymous said...

I cannot agree more. My first comment. Myself lived in Trivandrum for 21 years, mother tongue, TAMIL. But I learned Malayalam till college (have profiency in the language even to write poetry). Can Read, speak, write Malayalam but the language tamil is something which I can speak (with a Malayalam accent). I don't know how to read or write tamil even today. Hindi is a compulsory language from 5th to 10th - I wrote 18 exams but never got connected with the language well. I can speak the language very well and also read (writing skill is completely gone). Means, I know three Indian languages apart from a foreign language. I have two daughters who are born and brought up in Delhi. Pathetic scene I should say. They have no command over Hindi (despite studying in delhi), school offer only German and French (saying second language !! while it is actually third language). English has become the first language for Indian schools !!!!! One cannot get rid of English agreed but why do Delhi schools offer only these two as language options ? It is hilarous and I will call myself an authority on this subject !!! My elder daughter is in Amity doing 5 year law. There again, she is learning French !!! There is no end. My only hope is SMRITI IRANI. I actually look at her as a person who is specially deputed by the almighty to stop/ control this nonsense

arunchola said...

Sir, thanks for your Parliament speeches.. Thank you lot .

Tamilar Kalam said...

Dear Mr. Tarun Vijay,
Immensely happy and pleasantly surprised to read your statement in the parliament. I am sure you have cherished the sweetness of Tamil and am sure you are well read about the language as well. India would remain as one nation and be truly a valiant nation if more Tarun Vijays voice their mind from the north. Thank you very much Mr. Tarun Vijay. Arimavalavan

dar said...

thank you for your great words sir !! :)

dharma said...

thank you for your great words sir !! :)

Anonymous said...

அன்புடையீர், வணக்கம்.

நமது தமிழம்.வலை இணையதளத்தில்.,( http://www.thamizham.net/ )

1) தமிழ் கற்றுக்கொள்வதற்கான இணைய பாடங்களும்,
2) தமிழன் தலைநிமிற தமிழ்ப்பேழையும்,
3) உலக அளவில் வெளியான இதழ்கள் நூல்களுக்கான பட்டியலும்,
4) நடப்புச் செய்திகளும் உள்ளன.


http://www.thamizham.net/kal/tamil.htm

தமிழம் வலையில் கல்வி தொடர்பாக நான் இணைத்துள்ள பக்கங்களைக் காணலாம்

http://www.thamizham.net/kal/ttenglish/cards32-u8.htm

தமிழ் கற்பிக்கும் 32 அட்டைகள்

http://www.thamizham.net/kal/arachi/innov/innvo79-u8.htm

32 அட்டைகளைப் பயன்படுத்தும் முறை

http://www.thamizham.net/kal/arachi/innvolist-u8.htm

கல்வி தொடர்பாக நான் கண்டறிந்தவை

மேலும் தமிழம்.வலையின் கல்வி பக்கத்தில்......

1) தமிழ் கற்பிக்கும் இறுவட்டை வலை இறக்கி தானே கற்கலாம்
2) ஆங்கிலம் தெரிந்தவர்கள் Learn Tamil through English வழியாகத் தமிழ் கற்கலாம்

பிரச்சனைகள் இருந்தால் ஸ்கைப் வழியாகப் பயிற்சியும் தருகிறேன்.

கற்பிக்க விருப்பம் உடையவர்கள் ஒரு மணி நேரத்தில் தமிழ் கற்பிக்கும் ஆசிரியராக மாறிவிடலாம்

நம் தமிழ் மழலையர்கள் தமிழில் கற்று மேலெழ வழி செய்யவும் ‘

அன்புடன்
பொள்ளாச்சி நசன்

Chandra said...

Dear Sir,

Thanks for the great speech in the parliament on the need for learning of south Indian languages like Tamil etc. by the northern Indians.

I also would like to thank you for demanding for observing the "Thiruvalluvar's birthday as Glorious Indian Languages Day". This is really a great step forward for the Tamil community. In the era of political clash of interests in personalities none of the Dravidian political parties M.Ps dare to make such a speech in the Indian parliament.

The following was my post in the FB:

Well said. I learned Hindi, a bit with proud and spent last decade in north India-Indore, Delhi and Chandigarh. I urge my brothers and sisters in India to learn a bit of any one south Indian language by their own choice-Tamil Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada.

Say Gopal said...

Dear sir,
Thank you for the great speech in the parliament about Tamil and other south state region languages.

Durgaram said...

Thank you sir! Very Good speech!

Bala said...

Respectful Shri.Tarun vijay Sir,
Thanks for all the support for Tamil language. Hopefully its taken in right spirit by all of our other fellowmen.



Samhita said...

The principle should be simple -- in Tamil Nadu, Tamil should be the crown jewel, its primacy should be undisputed. Same with Telugu in AP and Telangana, Kannada in Karnataka, Malayalam in Kerala.

If you pacify Tamil, you think the opposition to Hindi imperialism can be silenced? What about Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam?

Most South Indian Grand Moms who speak all four major South Indian languages tell that Telugu is the sweetest of the four. There is a famous quote by the Great emperor Sri Krishna Devaraya about the beauty of Telugu. It is the language of Saint Thyagaraja and other immortal poets.

Senthil Muthu said...

As I Tamilian , i consider its my duty to say many many thanks because you made us proud by your speech ..

Kind Regards,
Senthil Muthu

சரண் said...

Thanks a lot Sir!!!

Very happy to hear and thanks for starting the meaningful discussion on the languages.

As a tamilian I always want whole India appreciate all our regional languages and every language deserve its respect.

Thanks again...

Anonymous said...

"if you want them to learn Hindi, pl start learning Tamil too-- Tarun Vijay in Parliament demands Tamil for North"

Golden Words from a genuine heart. I was wondering how so many Tamil people learnt Hindi and do their profession in North India including Parliament; but it is rare to find a North Indian speaks Tamil.

By your speech in Parliament, you have moved into the hearts of lakhs and lakhs of Tamilians. Let us be proud that we are Indians.

With Warm Regards.. KAVIRIMAINDHAN
kaviri2012@gmail.com

vijayan said...

செப்புமொழி பதினெட்டுடையாள் எனில் சிந்தனை ஒன்றுடையாள் என்னும் நமது தேசிய கவியின் மறு உருவமாகவே உங்களை பார்க்கிறோம்.வாழிய செந்தமிழ்,வாழ்க நற்டமிழர்,வாழிய பாரத மணித்திருநாடு.

Mohandass said...

தமிழனே தமிழை மறந்து நன்றி கெட்டவனாக இருக்கும் நிலையில், தமிழுக்காக , தமிழில் உள்ள அறிய பொக்கிஷத்துக்காக குரல் கொடுக்கும் திரு தருண் அவர்களை மெய் சிலிர்த்து தலை வணங்குகிறேன்

தங்கள் பாசமிக்க, நன்றியுள்ள நண்பன்
மோகன்தாஸ்
பெங்களூர்

Anonymous said...

sir,u make Tamil people pride in national level,Tamil is only language 2 show de way 4m human 2 godliness in de book thirumanthiram.v salute

Anonymous said...

sir,u make Tamil people pride in national level,Tamil is only language 2 show de way 4m human 2 godliness in de book thirumanthiram.v salute u sir

Singaravelu Subramaniam said...

Respected Sir,
You have touched not only the hearts of Tamils but also a new height where even our own Tamil Leaders can never think of.Every Tamil is proud of your Himalayan effort to take this classical language to be recognized in its own soil.My father,a Head-master and a Hindi/Tamil/English scholar, was very particular about me and my brothers and sisters to learn Hindi during 1960s.But we couldn't.
I learnt Hindi having come out of Tamil Nadu and have a very good rapport with my colleagues mainly from North.My children are well versed in Hindi.

Our kudos to you Sir again. Let us make India the great by considering our different languages,culture etc:

Bala Yoga said...

Dear Mr Tarun Vijay,

Thank you for your initiative taken on the indian languages awareness for the whole country and registered your valuable intention in the parliment.
In India Sanskrit & Tamil are the only 2 languages recognised as Vedhic languages. Apart from the literature books in Tamil there are Vedhas (Panniru Thirumurai which consists of 18,351 sutras. Especially 3000 sutras for Yoga philosophy in Thirumanthiram which was given by Great Saint Thirumoolar).
All the above philosophy are for the whole world given by our ancient sages. We should secure this and bring to the whole world with day to day life activities by means of yoga practices.
All these need to be translated in Indian languages and in english.

I am practicing & doing research in Yoga and Vedhas about 40 over years.
I translated 2 volumes among 50 volume of Panniru thirumurai in English. Due to financial constraint I couldn't complete the remaining volumes). It would be appreciated if the government taken over this project. Actually its the government responsibility to give this as an education to the public. If the government establish this, sure the crime rate will be reduced.

All these philosophy are theories it should be bring forward in to practical. Then only the mankind can enjoy benefit (healthy life and harmony relation with society).

Please visit my website mentioned below for further information.

THANKS

Dr Balakrishnan
Singapore
balayogacentresg@gmail.com
www.balayogacentre.com
h/p: 0065-81423749

karthi said...

Dear Mr.Tarun..
I am so proud of you to tell the truth of another classical language of this great land...I am a Rotarian and a member of Rotary Club of SPIC Nagar, Tuticorin, Tamilnadu..I wish and welcome you to our club (our club is a small club having 17 members. I perceive that your visit to our club will be a limelight in our hearts of students to show more interest in learning tamil the mothertongue and the other classical language of our great nation, Sanskrit..Will you please make a visit to our club? We will organize a meeting with the School students of our area to have an interaction with you..

Param said...

The speech sounds like an insult to non-Hindi, non-Tamil Indians who constitute 50% of our population.

Mother tongue as the medium of instruction is a good principle for the very young. However, India does need three languages, English, Hindi and a local language.

Anonymous said...

Super Sir, It is a very genuine approach. we are happy for your thoughts. If we want to be united as India, these kind of approach will bond us more.. Thanks you so much.
Thanks,
Periyasamy

Anonymous said...

" tanSEN was bengali my dear friend, so were a lot of other people! want to see the entire list as it stands today? so was subash chandra bose and sri aurobindo :)



and i can name a million others and i am proud to say our greateness can be exerted beyond our national borders.
we are the fifth largest speakers!

we bengalis have won pretty much every award in the world stage
you name it we have it and we are damn proud of what we have :)
its the only country in the world which took rebellion because it couldn't speak its mother tongue and it won! and won so hard that the UN had to adopt that day as the international language day, which celebrates languages from all over the world. "

KAMONASISH AAYUSH MAZUMDAR
MBA (2013), IMT Bhaziabad
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
hometown: Kolkata
in.linkedin.com/in/7thsense

Maraimalai said...

Dear Tarun-Vujay,I wish to express my sincere thanks for your respect for Tamil.I wish to meet you.I wish to invite you here to Chennai and many poets&writers want to meet you.We can have a meet and discussion.Will you please give a date?

Ilakkuvanar Maraimalai said...

I wish to present you an English translation of Tholkappiyam(transl;ated by my father).Please give me your postal address.

Anonymous said...

Tarun Vijay Sir, Hats off behalf of all Tamilians around the world.
Thank you very much for the brave effort.

Seyon Bharathy said...

I wonder such a thought of an M.P. from North India about Tamil and Tamilians... This intimates that the national integrity doesn't dissolve yet... If your demand is amended, then the whole India will come to know the glory of Tamil and the greatest Tamil people and Kings of World history...

Giri said...

தமிழுக்கு தலைவணங்கிய உமக்கு
தமிழர்களின் நன்றிகள்...

Anonymous said...

Dear Mr Tarun, if we can prove that Sanskrit is an off-shoot of Tamil, wouldn't it be logical to make Tamil the official language of India? http://www.heritagewiki.org/index.php?title=SumeruTamil:_The_Base_of_Sanskrit-1

Truth can never be hidden for too long!

Vinodh said...

Thank you soo much for your strong opinion Sir.
As a Indian understanding our own culture without any discrimination and accepting it, is very important for nation's integrity and unity.
I salute you as a proud Indian.

ravi said...

Dear MP, Greetings.Tamil has every right to be appreciated by every human being (who is a scholar).you are doing a right thing by giving your voice for Tamil Great.you are real Member of Rajya sabha.
Beswishes for your longivity.
Ravi
ravisamy95@gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Good thing you are doing this sir, i am a south indian who personally got into a fight with a north indian who degrades me cuz i am south indian. North India not superior.South India not superior. India is superior