C.R Prasad, Ajith MS, PM Girish, Suja Susan George, APM Muhammeed Haneesh moderated by AK Abdul Hakkim
The first day of Kerala Literature Festival witnessed a substantial debate between C R Prasad, Ajith MS, TM Girish, Suja Susan George and APM Mohammed Hanish. AKM Abdul Hakeem was the moderator of the session. CM Prasad started the session with a quoting that ‘Lending words from other language always do contribute to the growth of a language.’
‘Every language has its own attributes,’ said Ajith MS. He also stressed that this has been a topic of discussion for over 170 years and the answer lies in the capability of Malayalam language. Suja Susan George completely disavowed this statement and said that language related conflicts uplifts the language.
The discussion rounded up on considering the ‘sense ‘ as a criteria for translation. Adoption of a common system to translate scientific terms is a better way, stated PM Gireesh.