By Debi Prasanna Pattanayak
"Multilingualism in India" is a tough and stimulating examine of the character and constitution of multilingualism within the Indian subcontinent. India, with 1652 mom tongues, among 2 hundred and 7 hundred languages belonging to 4 language households, written in ten significant script platforms and a number of juvenile ones represents multilingualism unprecedented within the democratric global. With 4 thousand castes and groups and equivalent variety of spiritual faiths and cults, its multilingualism fits its pluriculturalism. The articles during this e-book talk about sociology, psychology, pedagogy and demographic facets of multilingualism. they create out a number of the salient difficulties of literacy in a multilingual international and provides a language making plans standpoint. the amount ends with a dialogue on language and social id. In a multilingual kingdom like India many languages are at the same time supportive and supplement each other. Identities are layered and bigger identities surround the smaller ones with no soaking up them. This social record will allure both to linguists, social scientist and educators, whereas providing new insights to all these attracted to ameliorations between social teams and the way verbal exchange in several settings unite them. it's going to permit the reader to go into into the school room, a tribal domestic, and contexts during which multilingual discourses occur and comprehend the deeply ingrained language conduct, values, and attitudes.