Tamil Nadu Higher Education Minister K Ponmudy issued a clarification after making a controversial statement in the ongoing language debate claiming that Hindi speaking people are selling ‘Paani Puri’ in the state. He made a controversial statement while questioning the rationale behind the argument that learning Hindi could open more employment opportunities. Claiming that those who speak Hindi are engaged… Continue reading "Ponmudy issues clarification about his ‘Paani Puri’ remarks"
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On the one hand the ruling DMK cried foul claiming Hindi imposition by the Centre and on the other hand used Hindi to publicise its party president and Chief Minister MK Stalin in northern states and project him as a national leader, AIADMK top leader O Panneerselvam alleged on Sunday. Hitting back, DMK leader and Minister for Tamil official language… Continue reading "AIADMK slams TN government for ‘double standards’ on Hindi, Minister clarifies"
Chief Minister MK Stalin reiterated that DMK was not an enemy of Hindi or any language just because it loves Tamil. Addressing a virtual conference organised by the DMK student’s wing on Language Martyr’s Day, Stalin said, “Celebrating Tamil is not a myopic viewpoint. We are not enemies of any language, let alone Hindi. We are not opposing Hindi. We… Continue reading "Not against Hindi, but its imposition: Stalin"