Pandya argued that since India is a democratic country and since the authorisation was passed by the Governor within the framework of the Constitution of India, there is no role to be played by the Supreme Court or the High Court, even on administrative side.
Advocating for the use of “mother tongue,” he said,
“I rely on the observations of great persons like Swami Vivekananda, who have advocated use of mother language and were against the thrusting of English. They have spoken about the importance of mother language in overall development of a child.”
To this, CJ Kumar responded,
“But all of this is of British era, Mr Pandya. Anyways, we will examine it.”