Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswamy reiterated that his government is firm on following the two language policy of Tamil and English in the state. He said that the government would oppose any move that will affect the people of the state and will be a front runner in protecting people’s interests. During his independence day speech, the chief minister quoted late chief minister J. Jayalalithaa's firm stand against imposition of Hindi. Clarifying the state government's position against Hindi, Palaniswami recalled that in 1968, the government under then Chief Minister C.N. Annadurai, had passed a resolution in the Assembly to remove Hindi and allow only two language policy of Tamil and English.