Kannadigas oppose imposition of Hindi, #WeWantTwoLanguagePolicy trends on Twitter
Team Udayavani, Aug 20, 2020, 2:06 PM IST
Bengaluru: With the introduction of new education policy, many Kannadigas have opposed the mandatory three language policy and begun a Twitter campaign against the imposition of Hindi as the third language
A campaign demanding for the bilingual policy has been launched and hashtag #WeWantTwoLanguagePolicy is trending on Twitter.
Many netizens have claimed that in north India, the mother tongue is Hindi and they learn English for business. In Tamil Nadu, they only learn English along with their mother tongue Tamil. Hence, there should be English as a second langue and there should not be an imposition of Hindi in Karnataka.
Netizens said that bilingual policy should be introduced in Karnataka and the choice to learn any other languages is up to the individual’s choice. There should not by any attempt to forcefully make someone learn other languages.
Many celebrities including actor Vasisht N. Simha, Nikhil Kumaraswamy, have also opposed Hindi imposition in Karnataka.
Here are some of the tweets.
From decades our students been forced to study Hindi as a Subject in Schools. Practically it adds no value, No choice but study it to pass examz.
Let students learn something productive.
As & when required one will learn the language as per their choice#WeWantTwolanguagepolicy
— Prathap ಕಣಗಾಲ್ (@Kanagalogy) August 19, 2020
North India will never have 3 lang policy to hv any of South lang included , why should we want Hindi as mandatory subject.
Stop Hindi imposition.
We want two language policy.@PMOIndia@CMofKarnataka @siddaramaiah @hd_kumaraswamy
— Shivu (@ShivaCkm) August 19, 2020
For India english is more than enough as second language. English will be link language to Indians and link language with the world. Hindi will not be link language. We want two language policy native language along with English
— Shanmukha S Gowda / ಶಣ್ಮುಕ ಎಸ್.ಗೌಡ (@shanmukha_gowda) August 19, 2020
This is how 3 language conspiracy works.
1. Impose Hindi in the name of 3 language policy
2. Hindi & English only policy
3. Hindi only policy
— ನವನೀತ್ ಗೌಡ | Navaneeth Gowda (@NavaneethGowda1) August 19, 2020