Amit Shah, the Union Home Minister tweeted on 14th September, on the Hindi Divas, “भारत विभिन्न भाषाओं का देश है और हर भाषा का अपना महत्व है परन्तु पूरे देश की एक भाषा होना अत्यंत आवश्यक है जो विश्व में भारत की पहचान बने। आज देश को एकता की डोर में बाँधने का काम अगर कोई एक भाषा कर सकती है तो वो सर्वाधिक बोले जाने वाली हिंदी भाषा ही है” His tweet means, India has a lot of languages and each of them is special. But, it is much important that we have one language as common to bring an identity to the world. Hindi is the only language to unite the people.
Following his tweet, he had been receiving a huge opposition. Superstar “
Rajinikanth” condemned Amit Shah’s words and stated that if Hindi is imposed, then not only in the south, but the non-Hindi states in the north will not accept it.
Kamal Haasan stated that Hindi imposition will bring a serious consequence and it will bring a big protest than the Jallikattu protest. Following this, Amit Shah stated that never insisted Hindi imposition, but only as a second language.