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‘Language Diversity Must Be Respected’

DMK leader Kanimozhi speaks out about the politics of language

‘Language Diversity Must Be Respected’
‘Language Diversity Must Be Respected’ -

On the incident

At the Chennai airport, a lady off­icer was giving directions in Hindi. I couldn’t understand and asked her to speak either in English or Tamil bec­ause I can’t follow Hindi. But she continued talking in Hindi. Then I told her not to expect everyone to und­erstand the language. Her response was, “Aren’t you an Indian?”

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