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Growing influence of English has affected Kannada, says writer

Writer Ham. Pa. Nagarajaiah speaking after inaugurating an appreciation course in Kannada for secondary school Kannada teachers in Shimoga on Tuesday.

Writer Ham. Pa. Nagarajaiah speaking after inaugurating an appreciation course in Kannada for secondary school Kannada teachers in Shimoga on Tuesday.  

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SHIMOGA: Writer Ham. Pa. Nagarajaiah said on Tuesday that the growth of Kannada was being stunted because of the growing influence of English.

He was speaking after inaugurating an appreciation course in Kannada language for Kannada teachers of secondary schools here.

He said that the English language had become an impediment to the growth of other languages and Kannada was no exception to it.

He said that Kannada teachers were in a better position to protect the interests of Kannada which was facing several challenges.

L.M.L. Satry, R. Geetha and Ramesh were present.

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