The iron hold of ‘sanskriti’ in Indian life
Upper-caste Hindus reject any culture that does not come from Sanskrit and accept only those that adapt themselves to their existing idea of culture
North Indians find south Indian languages funny. Growing up, we referred to the way “Madrasis" spoke as being “andu-gundu". Gujaratis will of course take offence at the “snakes in the hole/snacks in the hall" type of juvenile stuff aimed at our own accents, making us seem rustic.