Social Media shuts down allegations of ‘Hindi imposition’ against the BJP for Arun Jaitley’s budget speech

In the recent past, there has been a lot of hue and cry about the alleged ‘Hindi imposition’ by the Center. And as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget talking in Hindi at times apart from English, shrieks of ‘Hindia’ and imposition again flooded social media.

Manuraj S, spokesperson for the DMK took to Twitter to urge his followers to ‘stop Hindi imposition.

Some even tried to paint it as a bigger talking point than the contents of the budget itself.

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People, as expected, were not pleased at these attempts at sowing division within the country.

Opposition to alleged ‘Hindi imposition’ has become fashionable at this point with politicians looking to benefit electorally from the divisive rhetoric. However, when one resorts to attack the Finance Minister for presenting the budget in English and Hindi, it reeks more of desperation than anything else.

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