Konkani Recognition Day observed

MANGALORE, AUG. 21. Konkani Basha Mandal, Karnataka, in association with Dr. T.M.A. Pai Foundation, Manipal, and the Konkani Language and Cultural Foundation, observed Konkani Recognition Day here on Friday to commemorate the inclusion of Konkani in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution. Mark Walder, former editor of Raknno, said Konkani had carved a niche for itself, thanks to the sacrifices of Konkanis. The work of preserving any language was a continuous process, he said.