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Taiwanese poet Yu Hsi lauds TN CM Jayalalithaa

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Noted Taiwanese poet Yu Hsi has lauded Chief Minister for her "significant contributions" towards the growth of Tamil language and literature at the 35th of World Poets in

"Dr Yu Hsi showered encomiums on the Chief Minister for her significant contributions towards the growth of Tamil language and literature by instituting several awards to honour the living poets and scholars," an official release here said today.

The scholar also lauded for "declaring the birth anniversary of the revolutionary poet Bharathidasan as Tamil Poets Day," the release added.

Yu Hsi praised for her efforts aimed at promotion of Tamil at the 35th of World Poets inaugurated yesterday at Hualien in

The Taiwanese scholar had translated Tamil classic Thirukkural, poems of Bharathiyar, Bharathidasan and Avvaiyar's "Aathichoodi" (containing morals) in Mandarin.

A team of State officials headed by M Rajaram, Secretary to the Government, Tamil Development and Information participated.

First Published: Sat, November 07 2015. 15:42 IST