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5 Nov, 6 tweets, 1 min read
Linguistic division of states was the biggest blunder ever. If southern states follow this move, there will be chaos in this country.

Look at our Puranas. When the Rishis classified regions of Bharat, it was never on the basis of language.

It was always river & mountain systems
Many of our Puranas speak in detail about the sacred geography of Bharat & its dwellers. There is NO mention of any language when describing the various people of Bharat. For example in the Markandeya Purana the various peoples living along the Vindhya range are described as:
इत्येते ह्यपरान्तश्च शृणु विन्ध्यनिवासिनः।
सरजाच करूषाच केरलाशोत्कलैः सह॥५३॥
उत्तमच दशाच भोज्याः किष्किन्धकैः सह।
तुम्बरुस्तुम्बुलाश्चैव पटवी नैषधैः सह॥५४॥
अन्नजास्तुष्टिकारश्च वीरहोत्रा हवन्तयः।
एते जनपदाः सर्वे विन्थ्यपृष्ठनिवासिनः॥५५॥
The verse starts with " Hear the inhabitants of the Vindhya mountains" and goes on to describe various dwelling tribes like Sarajas, Karusas, Utkalas, Uttamarnas, Dasarnas, Bhojyas, Dakshina Kosala, Tumburas etc.
The region & people that is being described here includes present day Gujarat, MP, parts of UP & Bihar, Chhattisgarh. Yet there is no mention of any language. Only mountains & rivers.
Anyways I don't expect narrow minded regionalists to understand the point that am trying to make here. Centuries of contraction of Bharat due to various reasons has left them with narrow regional thoughts & myopic vision.

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