We are at a unfortunate time when the opposing camps are neither entirely true nor entirely false
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Two of my favourite actors have confronted each other. Hindi film action hero Ajay Devgn is concerned about rashtrabhasha, while Kannada actor-producer Kichha Sudeep is worried about his own mother tongue. Not only just languages, but hijab, niqab, tilak, saffron, and even our food, which have been part of Hindustani tehzeeb for centuries, are either embroiled in controversy or have become the cause of controversy. Why are we so divided and dispersed in the 21st Century, when the world dreams of establishing a human colony in space?