4 min read.Updated: 20 Sep 2019, 09:58 PM ISTManu Joseph
The true heritage of a society is usually what its intellectuals do not fuss about ‘preserving’
People who cannot pronounce “Kanimozhi" are trying to unify Indians. A few days ago, Union home minister Amit Shah, who many South Indians think is a North Indian, said that India needs a unifying language, and that the language is Hindi. He immediately unified half of India, for that is all it takes to make South Indians pretend that they love each other and that they are all the same. Then Tamil politicians, who are actually actors, and Tamil actors, who are actually politicians, lamented “the imposition", an English word that is extremely difficult for most Tamilians to pronounce.