Bengaluru: Hindi words covered up at two metro stations amid language debate

Officials have yet to confirm that he covered the words in Hindi and Chickpete Majestic. Bangla: hindiens of words hidden in two subway stations in the center of the linguistic debate

Hindi words on the two-way underground signs Bangalore were recorded on Monday, adding a new twist to the controversy over what many sectors of society consider imposing by the Language Center in States do not speak Hindi. Officials have yet to confirm that it covered the Hindi words to Chickpete Majestic meter and leaving the panels of English and Kannada in the same panels intact.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah had criticized the Center’s decision to defend the state of the three languages ​​in the metropolitan railroad project, while indicating that state funding is far greater than the contribution of the Union Government led by the Bharatiya Janata party .

Police denied a role in development. “Based on our assessment, we have provided additional security at some stations, we have not asked the metro company to cover a signal,” Anochet, a police officer told NDTV.

A rally called social media, #NammaMetroHindiBeda (Our meter, we do not want Hindi), is passed to the virus against the triangular initiative of the authorities. “The Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited should have removed the panels under the direction of the Karnataka government,” said in the news minute, Chetan member Ganesha Grahakara kannada Koota.

“BMRCL officials do not accept this because they acted under the direction of the state government when they installed the council in accordance with the orders of the center. BMRCL probably does not want to be caught between the center and the state.”

Meanwhile, a group of activists fighting for the primacy of the Kannada language have announced their decision to partner with the local unit of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam party in protest against Hindi’s imposition, Hindustan Times reported. Karnataka Rakshana Vedika also try to work with similar groups throughout Malayalam and Telugu.

While Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are in contradiction to the Cauvery water conflict, the DMK and KRV are on the same platform on this issue. “The Cauvery theme is on the roof and we can not do anything about it,” said DMK leader N Ramaswani, the British newspaper. “However, the DMK has always been at the forefront of protests against the imposition of Hindi.”

On June 25, the Union Minister, Venkaiah Naidu, has been criticized by opposition leaders after declaring that Hindi is the national language of India. The Bharatiya Janata Party government was accused of imposing Hindi repeatedly. Naidu had defended the proposal that compels lawmakers and ministers to impose Hindi Union speech if they knew the language well.

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