In 1867, the British government prepared to accept the demand of the Hindu communities of the United Provinces and Bihar to change the Perso-Arabic script of the official language Urdu to Devanagari and adopt Hindi as the second official language. This gave rise to a Hindi-Urdu 
controversy. Who among the following was the most vocal opponent of this change?
[A] Syed Ahmed Khan
[B] Syed Mahmood
[C] Mohsin-ul-Mulk
[D] Maulana Hali

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