And to say that Hindi should not be a unifying language of the country is like saying every state should have it’s own National Anthem in it’s own native tongue!
Since post-partition/ post-independence days in India, there has been continuous attempts by north-Indian lobby, with aid and abetment of GoI, to coronate Hindi as the only official language as also the only representative language of India and Indians.
Learning Hindi in school days, makes a student’s life hassle-free and easier when he has to migrate to other states for studies. Not all off-the-campus people know English or your mother tongue.
यदि हम इसी तरह भाषाई मामलों पर तल्खी लाते रहे तो वह दिन दूर नहीं जब भारत के हालात भी यूरोप जैसे हो जाए। इसलिए एक स्थायी देश के निर्माण के लिए समाजवाद और राष्ट्रवाद दोनों जरूरी हैं, भाषाई विवाद नहीं।
It is so unfortunate that several people of the state are still supporting the party (DMK) which is destroying the state by infusing hatred against a language that is being used widely all over India.
Do we once again fall into this trap and get divided or do we say enough and believe that we all are Indians and the division is only in the eyes of those liberals who try to influence us?
India is a nation of nations. While it may be hard to fathom, it is getting harder to be inclusive in the identity of being Indian.