Kannada, Kannadiga, Kannadigaru, Karnataka,

Kannadigarella ondaagi Kannadavannu ulisona, kalisona and belesona

KANNADA Language is not on http:overseasindian.in/ – It is the official language of the state of Karnataka in India.

KANNADA Language is not on http:overseasindian.in/ –  It is the official language of the state of Karnataka in India.

KANNADIGAS need to write emails to MOIA. These are the emails.

minister@moia.nic.insecretary@moia.nic.in, jsds@moia.nic.injsfs@moia.nic.in, pge@moia.nic.inrevrma@nic.in, dirfin@moia.nic.indirss@moia.nic.in, dsds@moia.nic.indsemigration@moia.nic.in, dsms1@moia.nic.indsms2@moia.nic.in, dsfs@moia.nic.in, vmkumaraswamy@gmail.com,
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Forwarded Message:
Subj:  KANNADA Language is not on http://overseasindian.in/ – // It is the official language of the state of Karnataka in India. //
Date:  3/27/2006 4:51:15 P.M. Pacific Standard Time
From:  vmkumaraswamy@yahoo.com
To:  minister@moia.nic.in
CC:  secretary@moia.nic.in, jsds@moia.nic.in, jsfs@moia.nic.in, pge@moia.nic.in, revrma@nic.in, dirfin@moia.nic.in, dirss@moia.nic.in, dsds@moia.nic.in, dsemigration@moia.nic.in, dsms1@moia.nic.in, dsms2@moia.nic.in, dsfs@moia.nic.in, info@moia.nic.in, vmkumaraswamy@yahoo.com, novamed@aol.com
Sent from the Internet (Details)

Ella Kannada Abhimaanigalaantarashtriya Vedike International “EKAVI”
Ella Kannada Abhimaanigala Vedike International – EKAVI
14102 Moore Ct. Irvine, CA 92606, USA
Tele: 949-857-8578, Fax: 949-653-1911
Email: vmkumaraswamy@yanoo.com

MARCH 28th 2006

Hon Minister Shri Vayalar Ravi,

We have seen the following website http://overseasindian.in/ and information. Kannadigas are surprised by the fact that KANNADA LANGUAGE is not at all mentioned om the website.

We request you to include our language. If you need assitance, please let me know. Our organization is spread all over the world. Has representations from different countries.
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http://overseasindian.in/

The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs is headed by Vayalar Ravi, who has the rank of a Cabinet Minister. On the administrative side, a Secretary to the Government of India heads the Ministry.

Presently, the Ministry is organized into three functional divisions and three functional units. Of the three Divisions, two are headed by Joint Secretaries. They are the Diaspora Services Division and the Financial Services Division.

The Protector General of Emigrants (PGoE) heads the Overseas Employment Services Division. The Social Services Unit and the Management Services Unit are staffed with officers of the rank of Deputy Secretary. The Information Services Unit is headed by the Senior Technical Director (NIC).
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Some BACKGROUND of KANNADA Langauge( there is more than this).

KANNADA language has 1200 years of written history and we do not know all there is to know; there is much archeological work (digs) to be done, inscriptions to be deciphered, and knowledge to be constructed about the religion, the history, the art, the architecture, the music, that needs to be known and appreciated all over the world, as well as in India.

Of all the languages in INDIA, KANNADA has got SEVEN JNANAPEETHA AWARDS so far. It is the highest number for any languages in INDIA.

Kannada is a modern language spoken by over 50 million people. It is the official language of the state of Karnataka in India.

Kannada has a distinct culture and literarture. Oldest book avialable date back to 9th century.

Kannadigas are there all over the world.

E -KAVI is an International Kannada Vedike dedicated to:

holistic suite of activities of Kannada people
people of Kannada origin
people interested in culture of Karnataka and Kannada literature
preserve and promote Kannada heritage and culture
network all kannada kootas / associations / sanghas / vedikes all around the world
to develop methods and to teach kannadiga youths to become responsible leaders, professionals in all fields and to become part of powerful democracy in the world.
the rich diversity of languages with roots and expanse in Karnataka to include tuLu, konkaNi, kodava, havyaka, sanketi, bRuhaccaraNa , Etc.
to provide more prestige for the Kannada language and its culture.
to see that Kannadigas would continue to enrich our language and contribute to our motherland,
to help educational institutions in different countries to programs and courses in Kannada and it’s culture.
to strenghten the activities of Kannadigas here in North America and all over the world and to create a unified voice

Here is information on EKAVI KANNADA LANGUAGE NETWORK.

Ella Kannada Abhimaanigala Vedike International “E-KAVI” is A GLOBAL PLATFORM FOR KANNADIGAS ALL OVER THE WORLD.

E-KAVI’s website is: www.ekavi.org .

Pleas join ellaKAVI Group: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ellaKAVI

EKAVI AIMS and OBJECTIVES
http://www.ekavi.org/kannada.html

Pakshaateeta Kannada Pranalike article
http://www.ekavi.org/pranalike.htm

Kuvempu 100 th Year Celebrations
Click here for the Photos
Click here to download/view the Powerpoint presentation

E-KAVI has started forming Committees in all 27 Districts of Karnataka State to have meetings every month by Kannadigas in that FM 91 Meeting
local area.

This helps to develop network of Kannadigas working for Kannada.

Kannadigas have expressed interest in the following type of activities in “E-KAVI”,

* Holistic suite of activities of Karnataka culture and literature.
* Network of all Kannada associations and Kannada Groups on the net, in all parts of the world.
* To strengthen the activities of Kannadigas all over the world and to create a unified voice.

E-KAVI has got good support from Kannadigas all over the world and they are promoting in their area.

E-KAVI has embarked on collecting books and submitting to LIBRARY of CONGRESS in USA.

E-KAVI is developing KANNADA JOB PORTAL www.kannadavedike.org for Kannadigas in Karnataka. E-KAVI is working on this to unite all kannada yahoogroups to work together and to help all kannadigas.

Ondu aarogyavanta charchegalige nammade ada E-Kavi ya Forum ge sere. Nevu Ee kela kandanta jaladalli register madikolle.
http://www.ekavi.org/forums.htm

ARTICLES SECTION
http://www.ekavi.org/articles.html

Pakshaateeta Kannada Pranalike article
http://www.ekavi.org/pranalike.htm

idannu odi nodi – Kuvempu ravara uddeshavannu E-KAVIyu paalisuttide
Kannada Ballvarige Matra Karnatakadalli Kelasa by KUVEMPU
http://www.kannadaprabha.com/news.asp?id=KP420040110104415

E Kavi Bangalore Inaugurated
by Dr. Chandrashekara Kambara on January 18 2004
Baanuvaara janavari 18raMdu naDeda I-kavi beMgaLUru udGaaTaneya saMpUrNa varadi.
http://www.ekavi.org/EKavibang.htm
http://www.ekavi.org/Ekavibangphotos.htm

Dr Sarojini Mahishi Report Recommending Jobs For Kannadiga Sons of the Soil.    Read the Sarojini Mahishi Report :   http://ekavi.org/mahishi.htm

EKAVI AUGUST 2004 Meeting with Minister Sindhya.
VISIT this url for more information.
http://ekavi.1.forumer.com/index.php?showtopic=346

Please sign the online petition with your comments for effective implementation of Dr.Sarojini Mahishi Report at:
http://www.petitiononline.com/ellakavi/petition.html

E-MAIL CAMPAIGN TO IMPLEMENT MAHISHI REPORT
http://www.starofmysore.com/main.asp?type=news&item=7340
Mysore, Sept. 17 (KCU)- An e-mail signature campaign from Kannadigas all over the world has been launched by V.M. Kumaraswamy, founder of e-Kavi, a forum of Kannada lovers from all over the world, to urge the Government to implement the Sarojini Mahishi Report.

EKAVI – Bangalore
,

EKAVI – Bangalore – Whitefield (around  NGEF , indranagar ,marathalli , HAL)
Anil t Halli –  H V Anantha Lakshmi – Praveen B –
EKAVI – Bangalore – Malleswaram
Abhinash Ganesh –
EKAVI – Bangalore – Basavanagudi
Madhumathi –
EKAVI – Bangalore – Rajajinagara, Vijayanagara, Basveswaranagara etc.
B.H.VEERESHA – Bhujanga – Satheesh Gowda –
EKAVI – Bangalore – Maruthi Nagara
Name: Prasad N-
EKAVI –  Gonibeedu – Shimoga
Mr. Lava –
EKAVI – Mysore –
H. P. Nitin –

EKAVI – Hassan District

EKAVI – GADAG District, Karnataka State
Rashmi –
EKAVI CHENNAI
Ramesh Hasarmani

EKAVI – USA
EKAVI – San Diego, California State, USA
Nagaraj Nejanthi
EKAVI – Atlanata, Georgia State, USA
Venkatesh Prasad
EKAVI – Kansan City, Missouri State, USA
Prahalad Appaji
EKAVI – Phoenix, Arizona State, USA
Prashantha –
EKAVI – New Jersey , New Jersey State, USA
Raghavendra Krishnamurthy –

EKAVI – CANADA
EKAVI – Montreal, Canada
Harsha Basavaraj –
EKAVI – Toranto, Canada
Ravi Huilkal –

EKAVI – UK
Dr Praveen Kumar

EKAVI – SINGAPORE
Name: Prakash Chandra Satyanarayana

EKAVI – GERMANY
Rohith Ajjampur

EKAVI Tanzania , East Africa Shaake
Prashanth B C.
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KANNADA KOOTAS In USA
Arizona Kannada Sangha of Arizona

BUFFALO KANNADA SANGHA

Kannada Koota of Northern California

Kannada Sangha of Sacramento

Karnataka Cultural Association of S. California

KANNADA ORGANIZATION

Kaveri Kannada Association of Maryland
Kansas Kannada Association of Kansas City

Srigandha Kannada Koota of Tampa

Nrupathunga Kannada Koota

Mallige Kannada Association of Indianapolis

Vidyaranya Kannada Koota (Chicago)

Mysore Mallige Kannada Koota of Midwest

Abhimana Kannada Sangha

New England Area New England Kannada Koota

Pampa Kannada Koota(Michigan)

Sangeetha Kannada Koota(Minnesota)

Portland Kannada Koota

TRIVENI, Kannada Association of Delaware Valley(New Jersey)

Sharavathi KANNADA KOOTA

New York Kannada Koota(New York)

KANNADA KOOTA OF CAPITAL DISTRICT

Sampige, Triangle Kannada Association(North Carolina)

Kasturi Kannada Association of North East, Cleveland, Ohio

Oklahoma Kannada Balaga

Sangama of Pittsburg(Pennsylvania)

Nashville Kannada Koota(Tennessee)

Austin Kannada Koota Texas- (Austin)
MALLIGE KANNADA SANGHA

KUVEMPU KANNADA KOOTA

Kannada Vrinda of Houston – Texas – (Houston)

Richmond Kannada Sangha (Virginia)

Rajkumar Kannada Sangha of Seattle(Washington)

Mallige Kannada Balaga of Charelston(West Virginia)

Milana Kannda Koota of Milwaukee(Wisconsin)

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Kannada Kootas in CANADA

Kannada Sangha of Toranto, Canada

Kannada Koota of Montreal, Canada

Kannada Sangha of Ottawa, Canada

Edmonton Kannada Cultural Association, Edmonton, Canada

Vancouver Kannada Kuta

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KANNADA KOOTAS in UK

KANNADA BALAGA, UNITED KINGDOM

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Kannada Kootas in Australia

SYDNEY KANNADA ASSOCIATION
NEW ZEALAND KANNADA KOOTA

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Kannada Kootas ASIA

SINGARA KANNADA ASSOCIATION

KANNADA KOOTA, MALAYSIA

KANNADA KOOTA, KUWAIT

KARNATAKA SANGHA, DUBAI
KANNADA SANGHA Bahrain

Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain ,

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KANNADA RELATED ORGANIZATIONS AROUND THE WORLD

HAVYAKA ASSOCIATION of AMERICA – “HAA”

KONKANI ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA – KAOSC

BUNTS ASSOCIATION OF NORTH AMERICA – BANA

VEERASHAIVA SAMAJA OF UNITED KINGDOM (VSUK)

BASAVA SAMITHI OF AUSTRALIA

MELBOURNE BASAVA SAMITHI

DEVADIGA SANGHA, DUBAI

KODAVA SAMAJA, UAE

KODAVA ASSOCIATION -USA

VEERASHAIVA SAMAJA OF NORTH AMERICA- VSNA

BHOOMIKAA (Promoting and Fostering Kannada theatre and language)

VOKKALIGARA PARISHAT OF AMERICA – VPA

KARNATAKA STATE MEDICAL AND DENTAL ASSOCIATION – KSMD

NORTH AMERICA MADHWA ASSOCIATION – NAMA

NORTH AMERICA SANKETHI ASSOCIATION – NASA

Kannada  Sahitya  Ranga – USA

January 25, 2007 - Posted by | Blogroll, KANNADA

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