Category Archives: Ideas for India

India is a linguistically diverse country – it has thousands of languages, of which 122 have over 10,000 native speakers (2001 Census), with English being 44th on the list of languages in India in terms of the number of speakers.

Don’t point a gun to make people chant ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’; Mother India won’t like it

As a child, chanting ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ on any occasion was never a problem for one. In fact, it was a matter of immeasurable pride, just like singing the National Anthem or waving the Tricolour was. The chest just swelled with joy. As time flew, the occasion to chant it became rarer. A few decades later, one is sure saying ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ Continue reading