Darwin came to Karnataka and heard people say "barta barta raayara kudure katte aaytu" and the rest is history.
Min of Kannada & Culture should use the following as an advertisement to encourage learning Kannada: "Learn the language that gave you ಠ_ಠ"
Whitefield, the price you are paying for not learning Kannada is bad infrastructure. Tough to influence policy without knowing the language.
Uberpool Law #1 Your Kannad speaking co-passenger will always talk to you in English(in spite of your Kannad conversation with the driver).