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Tiuchirapalli: Tamil Nadu Minister for Social Welfare Geetha Jeevan has said that the State Government led by Chief Minister M Karunanidhi is according priority to the welfare of minority communities.
Winding up the three-day sixth World Christian Tamil Conference, organised by the World Christian Tamil Academy and the Church of South India of Tiruchirapalli-Thanjavur Diocese at Bishop Heber College here yesterday, she explained in detail the contributions made by Christian scholars and poets several centuries ago for the development of Tamil language and recalled the works of Veeramamamunivar, G U Pope and others.
She said a number of research articles by Christian Tamil scholars were received for the souvenir to be released at the World Tamil Classical Conference to be held in Coimbatore next month.
She also presented awards to four Christian Tamil scholars for rendering yeoman service for the development of Tamil language at the conference. Bhagavathar Clement Vedanayagam Sastriyar of Chennai was presented with the Arulisai Maamani Award, Ref Fr Amudan Adigal with Christhuva Ilakkiya Kavalar Award, Dr Gnanavaram of Madurai with 'Arulurai Chemmal Award and Dr Y R Chelladurai of Malaysia with Arul Tamizh Maamani Award. CSI Bishop Paul Vasanthakumar and Bishop Esra Sargunam presented the awardees with a shawl and certificates respectively.
Later, she also released a book on Tamil literature written by Rev Paul Vasanthakumar, Bishop of CSI, Tiruchirapalli-Thanjavur Diocese, and the first copy was received by DMK Rajya Sabha Member Tiruchirapalli N Siva.
In his address Mr Siva spoke about the contributions made by Christian Tamil scholars to the development of Tamil language.
Briefing the resolutions adopted at the conference, Rev Paul Vasanthakumar, Bishop of CSI, Tiruchirapalli-Thanjavur Diocese, said it was decided to extend full co-operation and support for the ensuing World Classical Tamil Conference to be held in Coimbatore next month.
The conference had adopted a resolution to take special efforts for promoting the classical Tamil literature and also to adopt pure Tamil words in the prayers in the churches.
It was also decided to create a separate chair in the Bharathidasan University here for research in Tamil Christian literature works and also establish a separate wing by the World Christian Tamil Academy in the Bishop Heber College library to enable the students and scholars to get all Christian Tamil literature works, he added.
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