News > Hindi… Our Matrubhasha..?!

Hindi… Our Matrubhasha..?!

30/04/2022 03:01 PM | Click to read full article

In the past couple of years, the Prime Minister Modi-led BJP government has received severe backlash over the ‘Hindinisation’ or ‘Hindi imposition’ on non-Hindi speaking Indians.

But, what is the furore about and why does this imposition seem forceful to some and natural to others? India writes in 22 official languages BUT it speaks in many more… here’s a lowdown of India’s linguistic diversity.