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

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Role of the Mother Tongue

Nurturing Linguistic Diversity in Jharkhand

It is imperative for the Government of Jharkhand to implement the policy of imparting education in the mother tongue at the primary school level to both enhance the learning of young children and maintain linguistic diversity in the state.

It is imperative for the Government of Jharkhand to implement the policy of imparting education in the mother tongue at the primary school level to both enhance the learning of young children and maintain linguistic diversity in the state.

In the 1881 Census, the question on mother tongue was included for the first time in the questionnaire and mother tongue was deemed as the language spoken by parents in the household. In various censuses conducted over the last century, the concept has undergone modifications, and in the 2001 Census, mother tongue was defined as the

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