"DMK will protest across Tamil Nadu districts on September 20 at 10 am against central government's decision on the imposition of Hindi language. The decision was taken at the party's high-level committee meeting," Stalin said.
Taking on Union Home Minister Amit Shah over his remarks that it it the "national responsibility that Hindi expands and propers", Vijayan said the decision to inflict the language upon the citizens "amounts to enslaving them".
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In his speech at the Hindi Diwas event, Shah repeatedly underlined the pre-eminence of Hindi. However, Shah added that he didn’t consider multiple languages existing in the country a 'liability', unlike 'many people'.
On the occasion of Hindi Diwas 2019, Shah made an appeal to make Hindi the “common” language in India. Taking to Twitter, the Home Minister said it was important to have a common language in the country that becomes the “mark of India’s identity globally”.
DMK chief MK Stalin on Amit Shah statement on Hindi Diwas 2019: “When our Constitution says all languages must be treated with equality, the Home Minister’s statement which upholds Hindi above other languages is disrupting India’s Integrity."
Amit Shah said that it is important to have a common language that becomes the mark of India's identity globally. Today, if there is one language that has the ability to string the nation together in unity, it is the Hindi language."