Insights into Editorial: It is time to let sleeping dogmas lie: on ‘Hindi imposition’

  Context: The Union Home Minister’s statement recently, saying that Hindi should replace English as the “link language” and that the Government’s work will increasingly be in Hindi, has set the proverbial cat among the Southern pigeons. The “Hindi-Hindutva-Hindustan” ideology that he represents has historically been impatient with the notion of Indian multilingualism, which it …