Chennai, Sep 14 : DMK president and Tamil Nadu politician MK Stalin criticised Amit Shah after the Home Minister said Hindi is “the one language marking India’s identity globally” and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to issue a clarification.
MK Stalin said, “We have been continuously waging protest against imposition of Hindi. Today’s remarks made by Amit Shah gave us a jolt, it will affect the unity of the country. We demand that he takes his statement back “.
“The Home Minister’s views threatening India’s integrity are painful and condemnable. The DMK will not hesitate to unite states which stand to lose rights due to Hindi dominance,” MK Stalin said.
Karnataka Ranadheera Pade and other pro Kannada organizations held a protest in front of town hall in Bengaluru against Shah who had said that since Hindi is “the most widely-spoken and understood language” in the country it is the only language that can unite the nation.
DMK president MK Stalin on Home Minister Amit Shah’s statement ‘there is need for our nation to have one language’: Day after tomorrow we will be holding our executive party meeting where will be take up this issue further.