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AYUSH secretary asked people of virtual meet to transfer away if they did not know Hindi, alleges DMK


Chennai: Every other row over Hindi has erupted in Tamil Nadu with the DMK alleging yoga and naturopathy practitioners from the disclose had been asked to transfer away a virtual meet held by the AYUSH division if they did not discover the language and hunting for bolt in opposition to officials alive to.

The episode “exposed” the BJP-led executive’s agenda of imposing Hindi by its officials, the Dravidian safe collectively chief MK Stalin alleged while safe collectively MP Kanimozhi wrote to AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik hunting for an inquiry.

It comes shut on the heels of Kanimozhi’s contemporary disclose that a Central Industrial Security Pressure (CISF) Personnel had asked her if she used to be an Indian as she may per chance not articulate Hindi, which introduced aid the controversy on “Hindi imposition”.

Stalin, in a direct, alleged Ayush secretary Rajesh Kotecha with “conceitedness and a chauvinism for Hindi intimidated 37 yoga and naturopathy physicians to transfer away an on-line practising session if they did not know Hindi” and condemned it.

“It’s rude that a senior executive qualified within the defective of secretary has behaved in such an uncivilised model precipitated by linguistic chauvinism,” Stalin said on Saturday.

He urged Top Minister Narendra Modi to safe clear such an incident did not recur and asked Chief Minister K Palaniswami to exert rigidity on Modi to behavior the Central executive’s practising programmes and meetings fully in English.

“The BJP executive at the Centre is repeatedly working by thrusting Hindi as its first agenda,” and slighting diversified languages, namely the classical Tamil, he alleged.

The AYUSH qualified assign not want behaved in this kind of mode if suggested bolt had been taken in opposition to the CISF qualified for ‘questioning’ his sister and MP Kanimozhi for not luminous Hindi at the airport, he said.

Kanimozhi had alleged a woman CISF qualified who interacted along with her on 9 August at the airport asked her if she used to be an Indian as she did not articulate in Hindi. The CISF officials later maintained the girl officer “had not uttered” the words as alleged by the DMK MP nonetheless accurate said “Hindi shall be an Indian or qualified language”.

To boot they had said the power would relish “enhanced efforts” to deploy extra personnel who know the native language.

Stalin said when the remarks of officials, one after the diversified had been examined, it “exposed the BJP executive’s agenda of imposing Hindi” by them.

Also, the Centre’s declaration that no language may per chance be imposed vis-a-vis the National Training Policy is an “eyewash” and this has change into clear, he said.

Kanimozhi, in a letter to Naik, said the AYUSH secretary addressed the meet in Hindi and demanded an inquiry and bolt in opposition to “all officials who non-public acted in a mode discriminating (in opposition to) our fellow residents on the premise of language.”

She wished the minister to narrate officials in his ministry to keep up a correspondence in English in all qualified occasions and wherever Hindi used to be extinct, English translation should always be equipped.

“Extra, I would safe to remind you regarding the promise made by the then Top Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on 7 August 1959 on the ground of Lok Sabha that as prolonged because the non-Hindi speaking states require English as an companion language, this can proceed for an indefinite duration,” she said.

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