Garland to my TELUGU mother POEM

Telugu is a south-east Dravidian language spoken mainly in the state of Andhra Pradesh on India`s east coast: it became the state`s official language in the mid-1960s with around 70 million speakers. It is the most predominant of South India`s four major Dravidian languages. Its literary history dates back to the 11th century AD when the poet Nannaya produced a translation of parts of the Mahabharata. While Sanskrit has played a major role in Telugu literature over the centuries, there is an increasing tendency for written works to reflect the more colloquial variety of modern standard Telugu.

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