: The Malayalam Day and the Official Language Week celebrations will be inaugurated by Chief Minister Oommen Chandy at a meeting to be chaired by Cultural Affairs Minister K.C. Joseph at the Durbar Hall of the Secretariat on Tuesday evening.

Poet Sugathakumari will be honoured at the function. Education Minister P.K. Abdu Rabb will be the chief guest.

Additional Chief Secretary K. Jayakumar will administer the official language pledge.

The State-level official language awards will be distributed by the Chief Minister at the function. — Special Correspondent