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Kerala will now be called ‘Kerlam’, resolution passed unanimously

The name of Kerala will soon be changed to 'Keralam'. For this, a resolution has been passed unanimously in the Kerala Assembly.

By Team Pardaphash 
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There may be a change in the name of the state of Kerala. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan moved a resolution in the Assembly on Wednesday to change the name of the state. The motion has also been passed. Now this proposal has been sent to the Central Government. Moving the resolution, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the state is called ‘Keralam’ in Malayalam, but it is still Kerala in other languages. CM Vijayan introduced the proposal under section 118 in the assembly.

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‘Kerlam’ will be the new name of Kerala

CM Pinarayi has requested the Central Government to change the official name of our state to ‘Keralaam’ in all the languages included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India. Accepted without suggesting. After this, Assembly Speaker AN Shamseer announced to pass this proposal unanimously on the basis of support.

Resolution passed unanimously

This proposal of the Left government has been passed unanimously. The UDF (United Democratic Front), the opposition alliance in the state, accepted it without suggesting any amendments or changes. The CM said that in our Malayalam language it is called ‘Keralam’ while in other languages it is called Kerala.

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The resolution tabled in the Assembly said, “The Kerala Assembly expresses concern and dismay at the move of the Central Government to implement the UCC.” The House believes that the unilateral and hasty action of the Central Government will end the secular character of the Constitution.

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