Quotes on Hindi Imposition-1
TAMIL TRIBUNE, January 1999 (ID. 1999-01-01)
General K. M. Kariappa: "I would urge public opinion in our country (India) to manifest itself resolutely to protest strongly against any form of forcing Hindi as a national language".
C. Rajagopalachari (First Governor-General of India): "If Hindi is made the Union official language, the people of the South will not see identity of language between them and the government, but the domination of a language that is not theirs by birth but which gives to a section of the people of India the position of a ruling race".
Pattom Thanu Pillai (Former Chief Minister, Kerala State): "Hindi is as much alien to South Indians as English is to Indians".
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