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Sorry I can’t speak Tamil: Amit Shah in Tamil Nadu | India News


VIZHUPPURAM: Union Interior Minister Amit Shah apologized to people on Sunday for not speaking the Tamil language.
Addressing a Vijay Sankalp rally at Villupuram in Tamil Nadu, Shah said: “It saddens me that I can’t speak to you in Tamil, which is one of the oldest and sweetest languages ​​in India, I seek your forgiveness.”
“Before, all announcements at train stations in Tamil Nadu used to be in English. Now, announcements are made in Tamil. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made this change,” he said.
The Interior Minister ridiculed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for ‘hypocrisy’ of witnessing jallikattu and praising the sport, recalling that the Congress-led UPA promised to ban it in its 2016 manifesto.
“The people of Tamil Nadu must not forget the hypocrisy of the Congress party on the Jallikattu issue. While Rahul Gandhi went to enjoy Jallikattu, his manifesto in 2016 promised to stop him. The Modi government in the center issued a notification to continue it.” , He said. .
The Tamil Nadu assembly elections will take place in a single phase on April 6 and the vote count will take place on May 2.
The term of the fifteenth legislative assembly in Tamil Nadu ends on May 2, 2021. Up to 6,28,23,749 voters will choose candidates for the sixteenth legislative assembly in Tamil Nadu.
(With contributions from the agency)

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