Historical Background of Multilingualism in India, and Language Policy

  • Nakul Rajpurohit
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  • Nakul Rajpurohit

    Student at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, School of Law, Dehradun, India

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The present research work focuses on appraising India's language policy, with a vision of breaking down the function of language strategy in the preservation and means of multilingualism in India. What is the scope and nature of multilingualism in India? Does the language policy of India support multilingualism or monolinguals? If the language policy aims to bolster multilingualism in India, then how does it acquire its goals? How is multilingualism maintained in India? The research work will look into the several facets of Indian multilingualism rising because of the enormous diversity of India's societies. This research's primary focus is to give detailed reasoning of Indian multilingualism and look into the nature of India's language outlining and policy. It doesn't make any precise Endeavor for giving a requesting record of intensity signal and legislative issues behind language plan and framework. Nor it makes a try towards explaining several language movements and language riots that arrived in Indian history. Research work also focuses on the Constituent Assembly Debates about India's language problems and the provisions related to the languages in the Indian Constitution with a primary concentration on India's language policy and the implications on teaching. The Constituent Assembly Debates uncover the expectation of different players. The current work is an examination to contemplate the idea of multilingualism in India. It additionally centers on evaluating India's language strategy, concerning investigate the function of language strategy in the support and resource of multilingualism in India. The investigation will investigate a few states of Indian multilingualism rising in view of the high variety of Indian social orders. This examination expects to give a denitive and investigative request of Indian multilingualism. Basically the language policies of India are established to maintain and advocate diversity and multilingualism. The issue is at the application level. Admitting language policy in general backing multilingualism, there are no strict rules for hanging those policies


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 4, Issue 3, Page 6052 - 6064

DOI: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.111210

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