Taiwanese poet, Yu Hsi translated 1330 couplets of Tirukkural (one of the collection of sangam literature) and the poems of poet Subramanya Bharathi in Mandarin, Chinese language. Bharathidasan’s poems will be translated.
The translation will help the Mandarin-speaking population to know the greatness of Tirukkural in addition to the richness of Bharathi and Bharathidasan’s poems.
The Tamil Nadu government had granted 77.70 lakh rupees for the translation and this will be published through the Directorate of Tamil Development. Tamil University helped in translation of Tamil literature in to Mandarin.
Taiwanese poet Yushi was awarded the Thiruvalluvar award on 15 January 2014 by the Tamil Nadu government in Chennai for his translation work of Tirukkural and the poems of poet Subramanya Bharathi in Mandarin.
Where: Tamil Nadu