Language chauvinism will certainly boomerang: KTR to Amit Shah
Hyderabad: Expressing temper on the Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s promote Hindi, IT Minister and also TRS working president KT Rama Rao on Saturday claimed that language chauvinism would certainly boomerang. Taking to Twitter over the remarks of Shah that individuals from various languages must talk in Hindi, not in English, Rama Rao claimed that unity in variety was the stamina of the country.
“Unity in diversity was the strength of the country, Amit Shah Ji. India is a union of States and a true ‘Vasudhaika Kutumbam’. Why don’t we let people of our great nation decide what to eat, what to wear, who to pray to and what language to speak! Language chauvinism/hegemony will. boomerang,” claimed Rao on Twitter.
In one more tweet Rao claimed, “I am an Indian first, a proud Telugu and Telanganaite next. Can speak in my mother tongue Telugu, English, Hindi and a little bit of Urdu too. To impose Hindi and diss English will be a great disservice to the youngsters of this nation who have global aspirations.”