ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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National Languages Policy and the Case for Nepali

This article examines developments towards the formation of a policy with respect to the natio- nal languages of India. Through a tortuous route, it has been acknowledged at the policy level that Indian society is multilingual and that all the languages of India have a right to grow. In this context, the Eighth Schedide to the Constitution has come to assume importance as representing the recognised national languages of India.

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