Kopar Khairane
National

Kerala Assembly requests that the name of the state be changed to “Keralam” in writing

<p>On Wednesday, the Kerala legislature overwhelmingly approved a motion requesting that the Centre formally rename the state as “Keralam.”</p>
<p>Pinarayi Vijayan, the chief minister of the state, proposed the motion and requested the federal government to alter the name of the state to “Keralam” in all languages included in the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution.</p>
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<p>The Congress-led UDF opposition, according to the report, approved the resolution and made no changes or adjustments to it.</p>
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<p>Speaker AN Shamseer then pronounced it to have been unanimously approved by the assembly based on a show of hands, it said.</p>
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<p>The state is known as “Keralam” in Malayalam, but it is still known as Kerala in other languages, according to the article. The chief minister Vijayan mentioned this when presenting the resolution.</p>
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<p>He said that the Malayalam-speaking populations’ yearning for a unified Kerala had grown significantly since the start of the national liberation fight.</p>
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<p>“But the name of our state is written as Kerala in the First Schedule of the Constitution,” it said.</p>
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<p>According to the report, he stated, “This Assembly unanimously recommends the Union Government to take urgent action to alter it as “Keralam” under Article 3 of the Constitution and it be renamed as “Keralam” in all the languages listed in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution.</p>
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