Regional languages in India are fading out in today's world.

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Deepti arya said:   3 years ago
Yes, it's true that a country like India which is known for various regional cultures and languages is adopting western culture including western languages as the youth of the country wants to explore the world, they prefer to have the knowledge of worldwide language rather than regional language and on the other side, there is more scope and opportunities has been given to the people who know English or Hindi than the people who know the only regional language. So, in my opinion, it's the market demand to have the knowledge of international language so that the businesses can grow worldwide.

That is why the parents want their children to adopt or learn the international language to compete in the world.

But, I believe that regional languages represent the diversity of our country so we should also give importance to regional languages so that in future it will not fade away forever from our country.

Narinder Kumar said:   3 years ago
Hello everyone.

I am giving my views about the given topic.

In modern times, English becomes essential for us, nowadays all official work is done in the English language. It impacts adversely on regional languages. Regional languages are fading out due to the impact of Western culture and our education system. Some schools are totally English and regional language is optional to learn. In today's world, a man is known by his language and person with good knowledge of English and good speaker is consider educated. Youth is preferring English to the regional language. No doubt English is essential if we want to live in today's world with respect but we should not forget our regional language it's very important to know our culture and religion.

Thank you.

Dnyaneshwar said:   3 years ago
Hi everybody,

As we all know that, India is the country having very rich and vibrant past. We have lots of heritage behind us. Many rurals ruled over Indian land and put their impact here. In India so many native languges are spoken by peoples and these numbers near about 1652 languages are spoken according to one of the census. Each language has its own history behind as per evolution steps from very ancient time. However, despite countless regional languages and their abundance in terms of spoken and written literature, they are fast fading out in today's world. There are many regional languages that have been long forgotten and are not spoken anymore.

Manisha said:   3 years ago
Hi everybody,

Greetings of the day!

Yes in India regional languages are fading day by day. Nowadays in the 21st-century digitalization is everywhere in the world so English is a global language that's why everyone is using it. English is a professional language so everyone wants a great carrier hence they are using it for their benefits. Now youngsters giving priority to the western culture so obviously they are following their languages. And they assume that speaking regional languages is inferior, not standard type. In India education system also growing in the English language so everyone wants to go with that flow. It's essential to go with the flow but don't forget our culture, language, and traditions. Use English or any other language only when it requires and also be a master of it. But don't feel inferior or shy to communicate in our own mother tongue or regional languages conserve our culture and languages.

And also to conserve regional languages government should have to take initiative to use our regional languages for education and also for other official purposes.


Riddhima Chinchane said:   3 years ago
I am Riddhima. I agree with the topic.

There are many coaching institutes for English and foreign languages are there. Because most of the people today craving fluency. If any particular person speaks fluent in English, everyone starts appreciating but at the same time when someone fluent in any Indian language, at that time no one gets recognized. Even the fact most of the people start judging on the basis of English.

Praveen Mahour said:   3 years ago
In my opinion, regional language is also important for our identity but the English language is too important to develop yourself and your country. English is like confidence, if your know the English language that means you are a good choice or first choice for everyone, but at the other point you have to know your regional language too because regional language is your first identity. You are the one who knows by your regional language.

Sohn said:   3 years ago
In my viewpoint, regional are fading day by day as we asr adopting western culture. Most of the schools teach you in the English language which makes the gap between regional language as we started speaking in the English language as compared to the regional language. Our society also considered English speaking people as brilliant and smart and gives respect to the that people and the people who speak in a regional language is considered as weak illiterate and people neglect it ha happened also because of British rule.

In my conclusion, we should know to learn many languages but never leaves the mother tongue language it is part of our identity.

Sakshi Priya said:   4 years ago
Yes, Regional languages are fading out in India. Its main reason is today's education system and the youngsters too. Because youngsters are more interested in western culture and forgetting their own culture. English is the highly prioritized language for reading, writing and speaking all over the world. It is necessary to learn English as we can communicate all over the world if we know English. Professionally English is necessary to learn. And for society and culture, our regional language should be necessary. As that's our identity. That is one of the things to represent our culture. As we know in history we were ruled by the British for a long time. They left India physically but mentally also we are ruled by them.

Indresh Yadav said:   4 years ago
According to my point of view, Regional language is must for each and every citizen as far as language is concerned. Learning any language is not bad but at the same time forgetting our regional language is a sin because the language which taught us how to talk with our mother, language which taught us in our childhood how to say mother and father, that language has special space in our heart and we as Indians have great feelings for mother and for our country. So, it's not wise to forget our regional language, apart from it we can learn an international language. Forgetting our regional language at the cost of an international language is worst.

Divyasree said:   4 years ago
There are 22 recognized languages in India, however there are thousands of languages spoken in India, some of them already fade away and some are about to fade. We are very diverse we have different languages so It's quite difficult to learn all the regional languages. We have our national language as Hindi to communicate with people from different parts of the country. In case of higher education or to learn any new technology or job we need some international language to communicate. As majority of the population in the world speak English it's obvious that we are concerned about English, and it does not mean that we neglect our regional language, we are giving a bit more importance to international language because of the social environment. In order to learn some language, mother tongue lays the foundation.

In my view, the primary education should be more emphasized on mother tongue at the same time government should make certain norms in today's education to secure regional languages from fading away. We have to make children realize the importance of the regional language.

As we are the second most populated country we can make some initiatives to make our nation independent on our own languages. For example today we have translator on keypads so that no only English spoken person can operate technology, any regional spoken person can operate. So there is lot of scope for future generations to relay the regional languages so that creative ideas and innovative things can come up at the same time the language can live long by giving lot of opportunities.

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