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World Kannada Conference to take place in San Francisco

During the coming Labor Day weekend (Aug -29,30, and 31) more than 6000 people who speak the Kannada language will congregate in Silicon Valley, California at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center.

This will be 8th time such a conferene is held; and  is known by the acronym, AKKA.

Kannada is a language spoken in the State of Karnataka (shown red in the map below)in India and it is the state language. It is one of the Dravidian languages closely aligned with Sanskrit (aka language of the civilized). The language has its own script and spoken by more than 40 million.

Picture source: Wikipedia
Well, if you are planning to move to the Silicon Valley of India (environs of Bengaluru) it may be helpful to pick up this language.
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