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Kashmir: Linguistic Crisis at The Doorstep

Kashmir: Linguistic Crisis at The Doorstep

With the abrogation of article 370, the Muslim population of Jammu and Kashmir feels their identity under threat. Language is one of the factors which comprise an identity of an individual or a nation. Manzoor Ahmad Rather writes a detailed piece about the existential threat to the Kashmiri language.

Manzoor Ahmad Rather Chronologically, on December 3, 2018, the Ministry of HRD officially tweeted that the Kashmiri language on the Bhasha Sangam program is removed in response to the raised sentiments with respect to Religion-based Version of language by Kashmiri Hindus, which had isolated the Kashmiri language at national level till today. By revoking Article […]

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Mother Tongue First

Mother Tongue First

Zeeshan Rasool Khan and Eram Hamid Khan The transmission of culture from one generation to other is possible only through the language. For preserving a culture and identity, safeguarding mother language is of utmost importance. History bears witness that people struggled and are struggling for domination of their mother tongue in many of states in […]