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Encourage reading habit in children: Cheran

Film director Cheran addressing the gathering at The Hindu Vaasakar Thiruvizha marking two years of The Hindu Tamil edition in Tiruchi on Sunday.— PHOTO: G. GNANAVELMURUGAN

Film director Cheran addressing the gathering at The Hindu Vaasakar Thiruvizha marking two years of The Hindu Tamil edition in Tiruchi on Sunday.— PHOTO: G. GNANAVELMURUGAN  

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Film director Cheran on Sunday asked the parents to imbibe newspaper reading habit among their children.

Delivering chief guest address at the Readers’ Festival of The Hindu (Tamil) at Shrimathi Indira Gandhi College for Women here, he said they must involve their children while reading newspapers daily. It would gradually make them to read newspapers on their own.

Moreover, the habit would surely make them informed persons and knowledgeable persons than many others.

Recollecting the role played by The Hindu in creating knowledge community, Mr. Cheran said the newspaper would invariably scintillate the readers daily. They felt that it was giving fresh energy to start their daily routine. The schools and colleges should impress upon the students to subscribe to The Hindu .

It would ultimately create a knowledgeable society and responsible citizens.

Gnalaya Krishnamurthy, A. Arivoli, noted speaker, Salma, poet, and P.S. Kuppusamy, writer, spoke.

They spoke extensively on the impact created by The Hindu (Tamil) since it was launched two years ago.

A large number of readers from Tiruchi, Karur, Perambalur, Ariyalur, and Pudukottai districts participated in the function.

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