IMO, namaste is not objectionable (to me at least!). Just as I would not be
offended if some one said 'good morning' or 'buenas noches' :-) Being a
group dedicated to freedom (of speech among others), I don't think its
right to object to anything thats not a personal attack. Least of all a
salutation in a different language!!
On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 10:04 AM Sahasranaman M S <sahasr at naman.ms> wrote:
On Tuesday 23 February 2016 09:07 AM, sahil ????? wrote:
What's big deal in it if I said? You seem to be offended from this. YouThe big deal is not that you said Namaste, but that you don't seem to
tell !e what should I use in salutation if ever I have to written you an
email (which is a distant dream).
Well, you drove the conversation in another direction.
get the point of the discussion. You chose to defend yourself with an
imposing message, and when its implications are pointed out to you,
you get personal and hurtle insults. Just imagine, if someone from
Chennai goes to a lug in a different state and greets everyone with
'Vanakkam' and later says it is Indian culture, it is unlikely that
they will be patted on the back. It is not Indian culture, but a Tamil
beNeither am I. And, whether you are or not I don't care. But, you seem to
PS: I'm not a student of JNU:)
interested in some other discussion. Sorry, I don't have time for such
discussions. You should pay a visit to JNU for such debates whether
Tamilians are Indians or not and they know about Namaste or not?
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