His assertion comes greater than a month after Shah mentioned that Hindi must be accepted as an alternative choice to English relatively than the native languages, an announcement strongly opposed by many distinguished political leaders in southern states, who argued that imposing Hindi on the individuals was unacceptable. She additionally described it as a part of an agenda to weaken regional languages.
Raut made this assertion right here whereas talking to the media right here. The remark got here in response to a query about Tamil Nadu Schooling Minister Okay Ponmudy the day earlier than denouncing any makes an attempt to implement the purported Hindi language and questioning claims that studying the language would convey jobs.
In quest of those that insist that jobs will probably be accessible to these studying Hindi, the Tamil Nadu state minister additionally requested who sells ‘pani puri’ in Coimbatore now, in an obvious reference to the predominantly Hindi-speaking distributors who’re concerned within the commerce.
Mumbai – the place public opinion polls are prone to happen later this yr – has numerous individuals from the northern belt of the nation.