December 1 is the Day of assumption to the Karakalpak language of the status of the state language. This day in 1989 to our native language- Karakalpak was given this status. Today it is 29 years to this great historical event.
There are held meetings, conferences and concert programmes devoted to this holiday in all educational establishments, state and social organizations of the republic. On November 30 the scientific-theoretical conference on the theme «Actual issues of the study of the Karakalpak language and science of literature» was held at Nukus state pedagogical institute named after Ajiniyaz.
The conference was opened by the vice-rector of the institute in study work M.Jumamuratov.
The reports on the issues of the history of assumption to the Karakalpak language of the status of the state language, the place of the Karakalpak language as a state language in the system of the Turkic languages, the problems we face today and ways of their solution were made by the famous scholars: Doctor of Philological sciences, People’s writer of Karakalpakstan K.Allambergenov, Candidate of Philological sciences, docent A.Pirniyazova, Candidate of Philological sciences E. Allanazarov and others. Today there are about seven thousand languages in the world, but only more than 170 languages have the status of the state language. We are proud that among them there is the Karakalpak language.
The assumption to the Karakalpak language of the status of the state language is considered to be the recognition of our people as a separate and independent nation, it is an important and historical step like the preservation and protection of the national heritage and value of our off-springs and giving them to our future generation.
At the end of the conference a student of Philological faculty of the institute M.Daribaev recited his poem «To my mother tongue». In the conclusion of the conference the students-winners of the contest of the best articles devoted to the holiday were awarded diplomas and memorable presents. The participants of the conference enjoyed the concert organized by the talented students of the Philological faculty of the institute.
Press secretary of NSPI.