Hafta 400: Hindi ‘imposition’ in India, Congress presidential polls
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This week to celebrate 400 episodes of NL Hafta, it’s an all-Newslaundry panel featuring Abhinandan Sekhri, Manisha Pande, Raman Kirpal, Mehraj D Lone, Jayashree Arunachalam and Anand Vardhan.The discussion begins with the “imposition” of Hindi in India, Amit Shah’s comments at Hindi Diwas on the promotion of Hindi, and whether India needs a “link language” to tie people together.Jayashree thinks English is a suitable link language, if India needs one, but Manisha disagrees. Anand says non-Hindi speakers should continue taking up Hindi naturally without any immediate imposition by the government, which he deems unconstitutional.The panel also talks about the drama surrounding the Congress president election. The Media Rumble is back in its sixth edition! Register here to attend: https://twagateway.com/themediarumble/ticketBookings/Tickets
00:02:00 - Headlines
00:41:51 - Language imposition
01:32:00 - Congress presidential polls
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