Last update: Jan 31, 2023 14:13 IST
Viral video: Bangalore metro uses tape to hide ‘Hindi’ instructions and reveal clip to divide internet (photo credit: Twitter/@KananShah_)
A video shared online showed Hindi instructions hidden in the Bangalore metro. The viral clip also showed a man trying to disclose them after receiving mixed reactions online.
South Indians often criticize the authorities for imposing Hindi, which is believed to have taken over the importance of their prominent regional dialect. Earlier, Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) was noted to be using three languages, Kannada, English and Hindi, on station signage. Instructions in Hindi were now taped up in the Bangalore subway, and a video of a man trying to remove the tape has gone viral on the internet.
A clip shared by Twitter user Kanan Shah showed a subway signboard with Hindi translations sealed by the railway authorities on the subway. , in the video revealed a tape covering all other Hindi descriptions. Instructions such as “Do not lean on the door” and “Be careful of gaps” are written in Kannada and English, and Hindi instructions are hidden from the public using the same color tape. rice field.
The now viral video has split the internet in two, with some praising the Bangalore Metro’s conduct and others criticizing it for suppressing one of India’s official languages. A netizen also pointed out that the Delhi Metro never puts up Kannada boards.
Why should Hindi be added to Bangalore??? Kannada as primary language, English as universal language enlightened for people to understand.— Ripson Lobo (@Ripsylobo12) January 30, 2023
Can you teach me Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam on the Delhi Metro or the North Indian Metro? — Vicky @StrikeVegan January 30, 2023
this is not hate. No national language, no need for a third language — Deep Patel (@deeppatelguj) January 30, 2023
I don’t understand this aversion to Hindi…it’s a matter of your own national language, a foreign language charegilekin. January 30, 2023
Tell the north to let Kannada, Marathi and Bengali into Dili and UP metro trains. I oppose to impose Hindi instead of making the language Hindi. January 30, 2023
“People who are abusing this man should go ahead and put up Kannada boards in the Delhi Metro and trust me…you guys (who hate Hindi) know that we can do that so as not to see or hide crying about,” wrote one hurtful user, while another wrote, “this is not hate, we don’t have a national language so we don’t need a third language ” commented.
Those who opposed the subway act responded, “I can’t understand this hatred of Hindi…it’s the Usse Ituni problem in your national language, Chalegi Lekin in a foreign language.” So who is to blame? Well, no one has the answer!
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