Highlights

  • Canada MP Chandra Arya addresses Parliament in Kannada
  • 'Kannada spoken for the first time in any foreign parliament'
  • Arya: proud moment for Kannadigas in Canada

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Watch: Canadian MP speaks in Kannada in Parliament

While speaking in Parliament, he expressed his pleasure to be able to speak in his mother tongue, Kannada, in the Canadian Parliament.

Canadian MP Chandra Arya spoke in his mother tongue Kannada while he was speaking in the country's Parliament.

"This is the first time Kannada is spoken in any parliament in the world outside of India," he wrote on Twitter.

In his Parliament speech, he expressed his pleasure to be able to speak in his mother tongue in the Canadian Parliament.

He called it a proud moment for the Kannadigas living in Canada. Concluding with lines from a song sung by Dr Rajkumar which said, "Wherever you are, however you are, be a Kannadiga always."

Chandra Arya was elected to the Canadian Parliament for the first time in 2015 and again in 2019 for the second time.

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