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Tamil to be declared classical language

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June 07, 2004 12:14 IST

The government has announced that Tamil will be declared a classical language.

"The government will set up a committee to examine the question of declaring all languages included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution as official languages," President A P J Abdul Kalam told a joint sitting of Parliament on Monday.

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