I don't understand this Konkani language.
Vishwa Konkani Kendra Project.
Daily news in Konkani language.
Konkani Language in Devnagari Script.
Konkani and Marathi The total pre-liberation collection.
Grant- in- Aid to Dalgado Konkani Academy.
Thereafter three more languages viz., Konkani, Manipuri and Nepali were included in 1992.
Grant-in-Aid to Dalgado Konkani Academy for the year 2013-14 Government has
been earmarked 20.00 Lakhs.
Konkani is spoken as a native language by about 61,21% of the people in the state.
Kazar(English: Marriage) is a 2009 Konkani film directed by Richard Castelino and produced by Frank Fernandes.
Dr. Madhavi Sardesai won the award of Sahitya Akademi, Delhi for creative writing in Konkani(2014)for her book Manthan.
In 2013, she wrote and sang three Konkani songs for the English film The Coffin Maker,
starring Naseeruddin Shah.
Konkani language is spoken mainly in the states of Goa,
Maharashtra and Karnataka and to a smaller extent in Kerala.
Konkani style food is especially popular in sea cuisine, and
no one can forget the local specialty of Goa, Feni's taste.
After few years, Konkani- the local language of Goa was
considered as one of the 22 official regional languages of India.
They learned the languages of South Canara,
Tulu, and Kannada, but retained Konkani as their mother tongue and preserved their lifestyle.
In 1992 Konkani was included in the 8th schedule of constitution of India
and awarded the status of a National Language.
Konkani: About 0.5 crore people who reside
largely in Goa and to a smaller extent in Mangalore, Mumbai and Kerala, speak this language.
Public pressure in the second half of the 1980s ensured Konkani, the language spoken by most Goans,
was recognized in India as an Official Language.
Sail reflected on how Konkani language and literature had been subdued;
and how it took a resurgence after Goa's independence to give the language its rightful place.
Agassaim near Agaçaim has always played a very crucial role in the political scene of Goa,
be it the Save Goa Campaign or the Konkani language agitation in 1986.
Shenai players were/are an integral part of Goan/Konkani and temples along the western coast
and the players are called Vajantri and were allotted lands for services rendered to the temples.
Madhavi Sardesai was an Indian academic who was the editor of the Konkani literary journal Jaag and also a scholar,
publisher and writer who worked mainly in the Konkani language in Goa.
They were reluctant to learn the local languages of South Canara and
continued to speak Konkani, the language they brought from Goa,
so that local Christians had to learn Konkani to converse with them.
The result this linguistic displacement was that
Goans did not develop a literature in Konkani nor could the language unite the population as several scripts(including Roman,
Devanagari and Kannada) were used to write it(Newman, 1999).
The Directorate of Official Language
is expanding its ambit of functioning by way of introducing various Schemes, Trainings for the development of Official Language and other vernacular languages, preparation of Terminologies in Konkani, Research activities, etc.
The Directorate of Official Language
is expanding its ambit of functioning by way of introducing various Schemes, Training for the development of Official Language and other vernacular languages, preparation of Terminologies in Konkani, Research activities, etc.
While Santha's father was a south Indian
Saraswat Brahmin from Canara whose mother-tongue was Konkani, her mother was a Kashmiri Brahmin from the far north of India,
who had however grown up in Hubli, not very far from Canara.
In case of non-availability of suitable candidates with the knowledge of Konkani for the posts in professional colleges,
Consultants in Directorate of Health Services and highly technical/scientific posts, the Goa Public Service Commission may recommend a candidate if otherwise found fit and this requirement can be relaxed by the Government, on the recommendation of the Goa Public Service Commission, if the Government is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient so to do.