A. Pichai, professor of Tamil, Gandhi Gram Rural University, delivered the Prof. S. Samimuthu Endowment lecture on ‘Asian literature: Tamil and Chinese language’. He said that Tamil Nadu had political, trade and religious contact with China since ancient days.

Literary connection flourished between Tamil and Chinese languages. Due to globalisation, the Chinese literature is fast spreading in the Tamil literary world. A. Peter Regis, vice principal, presided.

— Special Correspondent

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