(IANS) The Tamil Nadu govt has resolved to withdraw its controversial purchase of modifying the spellings of English name for many places, stated K. Pandiarajan, Minister for Tamil Official Language and Tamil Lifestyle.
“We are performing on alignment of views by industry experts on transliteration expectations from Tamil to English. Ideally, we really should get this released in 2/3 times. The GO (governing administration get) on the transform of English names for Tamil names for spots has been withdrawn. Will absorb all feedback & reissue shortly,” Pandiarajan tweeted on Thursday.
He also claimed a transliteration protocol will be founded to start with and based on that improvements in the English names to a restricted extent will be carried out.
Reacting to the growth DMK President M. K.Stalin late Thursday mentioned the federal government led by Chief Minister K. Palaniswami has turn into a ‘somersault government’.
Stalin explained, “Should not the rulers have asked the authorities at the very first occasion itself or do the rulers think them selves as authorities?”
The Tamil Nadu federal government experienced seemed up 1,018 names and through a modern govt get revised the spellings for several of them, even though some continue to be unchanged.
The spelling variations was criticised by the basic folks and other people for lacking regularity and other explanations.
Two several years ago, the federal government experienced announced its strategy to alter the name and spelling of the towns/metropolitan areas so that they phonetically audio like their names in Tamil.
For occasion, Dharmapuri will now be spelt Tharumapuri, Tuticorin as Thooththukkudi, Vellore as Veeloor, Tiruvarur as Thiruvaroor, textile town Coimbatore will be spelt as Koyambuththoor and there are quite a few extra like this.
In some locations the letters ‘dh’ has been changed with ‘th’ and in some, the unique spelling has been retained.
A sum of Rs 5 lakh was allocated for the project.