They accept Urdu which is 90% similar to Hindi to please the Muslims but hate Hindi. The Chennai Corporation runs a quite a large number of Urdu Medium primary schools in Muslim dominated areas.
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.
On March 6, 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made two big announcements in Tamil Nadu. The first being naming of Chennai Central Railway station after Dr. MGR and the second being, the initiative to introduce inflight announcements in Tamil language