Stalin recalled that India comprises people who speak up to 1,600 regional languages, and alleged that Shah’s speech advocating Hindi as the national language was nothing but a challenge to the unity of the nation.
"On behalf of DMK, we filed an affidavit at the Madras High Court stating that we will comply with the court’s order regarding the erection of banners and cut-outs. According to me, the banner culture shouldn’t exist anymore in this state," Stalin said.
In a culturally autonomous Tamil Nadu, Hindi and Sanskrit are not some languages, but inter-changeable metaphors of north Indian domination and that’s precisely why it instantly unites people across party-lines, including those who ally with the BJP from time to time.
"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.
The appointment of the film actor and producer gains significance as his father Stalin too began his political journey with the same post, which he had held from 1982 to 2017 — when DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi retired from politics.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) began its day-long hunger strike at all its district offices across Tamil Nadu on Wednesday to protest against the eviction of its MLAs from the Assembly and demand a fresh trust vote. Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami won the trust vote against O Pannerselvam on February 18 after Speaker P Dhanapal evicted the […]
MK Stalin, DMK treasurer and son of M Karunanidhi, was elected the party’s ‘working president’, a post that was created for him in view of his father’s failing health. Stalin’s nomination to the post came at the general council meeting of the party earlier Wednesday and makes it clear that he is the successor to […]
New Delhi, Jan12 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the Central Government's notification, which permitted the controversial sport 'Jallikattu' in Tamil Nadu. Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader MK Stalin after the order, said that ruling by the apex court on Jallikattu has to be suitably responded by the Central Government and only it can take a decision on it. Jallikattu is a bull taming sport played in Tamil Nadu as a part of Pongal celebrations on Mattu Pongal day.