By Pattanayak, Debi Prasanna
Multilingualism in India is a not easy and stimulating learn of the character and constitution of multilingualism within the Indian subcontinent. India, with 1652 mom tongues, among 2 hundred and 7 hundred languages belonging to 4 language households, written in ten significant script structures and a number of sweet sixteen ones represents multilingualism extraordinary within the democratric global. With 4 thousand castes and groups and equivalent variety of spiritual faiths and cults, its multilingualism fits its pluriculturalism. The articles during this e-book speak about sociology, psychology, pedagogy and demographic facets of multilingualism. they bring about out a few of the salient difficulties of literacy in a multilingual international and provides a language making plans viewpoint. the amount ends with a dialogue on language and social id. In a multilingual nation like India many languages are collectively supportive and supplement each other. Identities are layered and bigger identities surround the smaller ones with no soaking up them. This social rfile will attraction both to linguists, social scientist and educators, whereas supplying new insights to all these attracted to modifications between social teams and the way communique in several settings unite them. it's going to allow the reader to go into into the study room, a tribal domestic, and contexts during which multilingual discourses ensue and comprehend the deeply ingrained language conduct, values, and attitudes.