Language in India; politics and passion

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More than a billion people, twenty two scheduled languages, and dozens more mother tongues: In the first part of two programmes, Chris Ledgard explores the complex and passionate politics of language in India. In Delhi and Jaipur, we visit schools, business and newspaper offices to ask - how do the languages you speak, read and write in India influence your life?

Producer: Chris Ledgard.

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Mon 15 Apr 2013 23:00

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