Chennai : The Madumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) leader Vaiko will lead a protest march of the party at Valluvar Kottam near Chennai on October 6 against Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s statement that Hindi was equivalent to English.
Vaiko, in a statement, said that the Tamil people don’t hate Hindi but will not accept any language being ‘imposed’ on them. He said that India was a land of many languages and MDMK as a political party believed in unity in diversity.
He also said that imposing Hindi was the politics of the right-wing and that this would destroy the future of Indian students.
In a related development, the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) founder leade Dr. S. Ramadoss would hold protest marches at Karaikkal against the four-hour continuous broadcasting of Hindi language service broadcasts by the All India Radio. — IANS