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The first two ancient manuscripts from India, to be acknowledged and registered by UNESCO Memory of the World register in 1997 & 2005 is in Tamil.More than 55% of the epigraphical inscriptions - about 55,000 - found by the Archaeological Survey of India in India are in the Tamil language, making it the oldest and richest language of India. comment

Asked by Josna, 19 Jul '09 07:32 pm
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It is a well known factor Tamil is the only classical language of the world,still spoken by millions of people. Sanskrit along with Latin are extinct as spoken languages.As such such findings are no surprise.
Answered by Lavanya, 20 Jul '09 10:18 pm

 
  
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I dnt agree.. Even Kannada is also as old as Tamil.!!
Answered by praveen, 06 Jun '12 06:17 pm

 
  
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