Can Hindi be every Indian’s language? | The Hindu Parley podcast

Union Home Minister Amit Shah’s recent assertion that Hindi, as the country’s most spoken language, could work to unite the country has drawn a sharp response from the Opposition parties and people in south India. They contend that this idea stems from the RSS’ vision of ushering in a ‘one nation, one culture, one language’ model. People’s Linguistic Survey of India chairman G.N. Devy, and Swaraj India president Yogendra Yadav examine the nuances of this controversy, in a conversation with Anuradha Raman.

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