Special Correspondent

THANJAVUR: Tamil University will organise a rally here on February 21, declared as the World Mother Tongue Day by United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

At a seminar on manuscriptology and Tamilology here, Vice-Chancellor C. Subramaniam said people speaking 7,000 languages in the world would observe the Day.

The university thought it fit to organise the rally, as Tamil was a classical language. Thousands of people would participate.

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