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India, a polyglot nation and its linguistic problems vis-a-vis national integration by Chatterji, Suniti Kumar

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Published by Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Research Centre, Hindustani Prachar Sabha in Bombay .
Written in English

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  • India

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  • Language and languages -- Political aspects,
  • India -- Languages

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Edition Notes

StatementSuniti Kumar Chatterji.
SeriesMahatma Gandhi memorial lecture series ;, no. 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJQ220.L3 C475
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. ;
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4526391M
LC Control Number76903159

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some of India's language problems. If ever a nation was faced with the urgent need fully to understand lan­ guage, with the need to approach and deal with language with the assurance born of understanding rather than of ignorance, it is modem India. No other nation in history has ever been faced with language problems of the magnitude.   Every country has its own national language through which the day-to-day affairs goes between the people in that country. India being a diverse country with different languages, dialects, religions, regions, and cultures, has a problem of lingua franca. The problem of lingua franca in India is important because language is basic. ADVERTISEMENTS: In this article we will discuss about: 1. Historical Background of the Problem Created by Language in Indian Politics 2. Constitutional Provisions about Language 3. States Re-Organisation Commission 4. National Integration and Language 5. Shastri Assurance and Official Language Act 6. Agitation Again. Historical Background of the Problem Created by Language in . India: A Polyglot Nation and its Linguistic Problems vis-a-vis National Integration: Prof. Suniti Kumar Chatterji A Third Look at our Language Problem: Badr-Ud-Din Tyabji The Place and Position of a Link Language in the Multilingual Set Up of India: Dr. M. Satyanarayan.

  Sir G. A. Grierson carried out the Linguistic Survey of India (LSI) between and This survey identified languages and dialects. The Census, the first census after India attained its independence, listed languages including dialects, out of which more than , persons spoke 60 languages/dialects. 2 Suniti Kumar Chatterjee, India: A Polyglot Nation and its Linguistic Problems vis-a-vis National Integration (Bombay, ), P- 3 Report of the Sanskrit Commission, (Delhi, ), pp. 8o-1 (emphasis mine). By Heli Shukla. Last week saw the nation reach a boiling point on something atypical. The home ministry issued a circular stating that “all ministries, departments, PSUs and banks, who have their official account on social media, should use Hindi, or both Hindi and English, but give priority to Hindi.” The nation got caught up in a melee of storming debates over linguistic identity and.   Chatterji, Suniti Kumar. India: A Polygot Nation and Its Linguistic Problems vis-a- vis National Integration. Bombay: Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Research Centre, Hindustani Prachar Sabha. Constituent Assembly Debates September , Comprehensive Glossary of Administrative Terms:Hindi-English. Commission for Scientific and.

India, also a federal state which has been ri ghtly described as a land of “million mutinies” (Roy, ), Nigeria is a deeply divided and plural societ y.   The British were also playing their role of ‘divide and rule policy’ and accepted the Two-Nation Theory for partition of India. Thus, in the two-nation i.e. India and Pakistan came into existence. Question 2. While the rest of the country was reorganised on linguistic lines in s, why had Punjab to wait till ? (Delhi ) Answer. Suniti Kumar Chatterji, India: A Polyglot Nation and its Linguistic Problems vis-à-vis National Integration, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Research Centre, Bombay , p. [10] See for instance, Pahlavi, Pârsi, Dari: Les Langues de l’Iran d’après Ibn al-Muqaffa‘, by G. Lazard, in Iran and Islam, ed., C.E. Bosworth, Edinburgh. India: A Polyglot Nation and its Linguistic Problems vis-a-vis National Integration Prof. Suniti Kumar Chatterji () Price: Rs/- Unavailable.