Reconciling linguistic diversity: the history and the future of language policy in india jason baldridge university of toledo honors thesis august 1996. Chapter three: language policy of india 79 management of language or manipulation of language most of the time language planning is governed by power and politics. At this point of time india's language policy heavily favours hindi, which is a language based on the dialects of hindustani spoken in north india as such, it is a language of the north and its adoption as the official language of india is discriminatory towards other languages and ethnicities, such as bengali and tamil. Language policy is what a government does either officially through legislation, court decisions or policy to determine how languages are used, cultivate language skills needed to meet national priorities or to establish the rights of individuals or groups to use and maintain languages. Linguistic states & the language policy in india introduction before independence in 1947, the congress was committed to redrawing the state boundaries to correspond.
Language policy in india languages in india • having attained independence from the british in 1947, indian leaders chose hindi as the official language of india in. Linguistic relations india table of contents diversity, use, and policy the languages of india belong to four major families: indo-aryan (a branch of the indo. As india had been being ruled by different rulers throughout the history, she kept a particular language policy during different regimes, based on the interest of the community of the ruling class 6. Language policy in india: a voyage from ancient india to modern india 1 background india‟s linguistic, cultural, ethnic, religious diversity is very strong and wide spread. Essay on the problem of national language in india jasvir advertisements: it is not surprising that there should be so much confusion and conflict over the issue of. The language policy of india relating to the use of languages in administration, education, judiciary, legislature, mass communication, etc, is pluralistic in its scope it is both language-development oriented and language-survival oriented.
If what you mean by following india’s language policies are applying both the major estabilished language and the colonizer’s language as the official national languages, and keeps regional languag. The development of language education policy: an indian perspective a view from tamil nadu niruba sarath jayasundara seinior lecturer in linguistics, department of. The constitution recognizes hindi as the official language of india, and english as the associate official language along with a number of other table 1 scheduled languages in descending order of speakers' strength.
Language policy of india india is a land of diverse people with many languages spoken in different villages,towns and statesindian constitution did not give the. A language policy document on english teaching asserted that in india, “the colonial origins [of english are] now forgotten or irrelevant” (ncert 2006: 1) using data obtained in the course of a.
Language policy in south asia harold f schiffman university of pennsylvania language policy in the nations of south asia has. The constitution of india designates the official language of the government of india as hindi written in the devanagari script, as well as english there is no national language as declared by the constitution of india. India exim policy 2919 words | 12 pages wipro technologies wipro's organizational structure is complex and sometimes baffles outsiders the it business has two organizations -- wipro infotech and wipro technologies. Exploring language policy in india is both a complex and interesting task contrary to other empires that went through state consolidation, it is clear that india is.
Giving all the major languages spoken in india equality of status will ensure that there will be no unhealthy sentiment against any language on the other hand, any heavy-handedness in language policy at the national or state level will have divisive, if not disintegrative, implications the news media, which have a huge mass reach today.
0 language planning: theory and practice the present report consists of case studies of language planning in different regions of the world. This article explores three interrelated themes in the history of british colonialism in nineteenth-century india by examining colonial language policy. Language conflict and national development: group politics and national language policy in indiaby jyotirindra das gupta (berkeley: university of. Language policy in multilingual organizations chris allen thomas university of pennsylvania little academic research on how language is used in corporations has. Part two – india’s language policy – a link language english should also remain the medium for inter-governmental communication and inter-regional communication among individuals english should continue as the medium for inter-state trade and commerce but the medium of official work in state governments can be the local language and. Table - 3 8 education and language choice after the unification of karnataka, the language policy in karnataka evolved in several stages with the decisions taken by the bureaucracy, committees, and legislature. Language issue again: the need for a clear-headed policy s viswanathan december 07, 2009 02:32 ist updated: december 18, 2009 22:10 ist share article.