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Sanskrit for national language

Discussion in 'The Big Adda' started by arun.id, Jun 27, 2013.

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  1. arun.id

    arun.id Lieutenant SENIOR MEMBER

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    Currently we don't have one. So would you like sanskrit being made a national language?? The important thing to not here is, if we don't have a national language, then people will face difficulty when they travel and want to communicate to eachother. And so a national language will slowly start emerging. And currently it is english. if we don't set one, then soon english will become the undeclared national language. My question is will you support making sanskrit the national language??
     
  2. Manmohan Yadav

    Manmohan Yadav Brigadier STAR MEMBER

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    Sorry. don't understand it, Hindi is fine by me.

    you can always find someone in any part of India who knows and speaks Hindi
    can't say that for any other language other than english
     
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  3. Rock n Rolla

    Rock n Rolla Lt. Colonel STAR MEMBER

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    Why create new problems based on language, just sticking with the current situation is fine.
     
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    neil_diablos Lieutenant SENIOR MEMBER

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    First of all, Hindi is the national language. Whats wrong with that? When people travel abroad, they communicate in Hindi and/or English. So?

    Its seems you want Sanskrit to be made the national language in order to devalue English. Thats never gonna happen given the era of globalization. We are not just Indians but global citizens, therefore usage of English is of paramount importance as it globally accepted.

    Most countries in the world, have their own national languages. But even then, they have English medium schools like we do as English is of paramount importance in global communication.
     
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    Rock n Rolla Lt. Colonel STAR MEMBER

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    Correction!!

    Hindi is not our national language. Both Hindi & English are India's official languages. We don't have a national language.
     
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  6. Manmohan Yadav

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    True
     
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    tunguska Major SENIOR MEMBER

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    Brother, First we need to Question our self that, how many peoples in india presently can speak, write Sanskrit? If you get the answer about this question then I am sure you got the Answer for this thread.

    Just for your Satisfaction, there is two villages in Karnataka namely Mattur and Hosahalli where people uses Sanskrit for day to day communication. and one more village in MP but i forgot the name.
     
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    neil_diablos Lieutenant SENIOR MEMBER

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    Sorry My Bad!
     
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  9. Ayush

    Ayush 2nd Lieutant FULL MEMBER

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    not possible..
     
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  11. arun.id

    arun.id Lieutenant SENIOR MEMBER

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    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!
    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I want Sanskrit made national language now this instant!!!!
     
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  12. arun.id

    arun.id Lieutenant SENIOR MEMBER

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    I don't mean make it overnight, we should define it as the national language.
    Then make it compulsory for every school to teach it as a secondary language.
    And then slowly over 10 or 15 years ask people to use sanskrit when they talk to people with different mother tounges.

    Actually I don't mean national language, but rather as a language that is used for people with different mother tounges to talk to eachother.
     
  13. rocky.idf

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    Is it correct that in olden days Sanskrit was exclusive to the Brahmins only? The British opened it up for all.
     
  14. arun.id

    arun.id Lieutenant SENIOR MEMBER

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    Nope. There are a few famous lower caste Sanskrit writers actually. Valmiki being the most famous.
    Education was limited during the british time, people were restricted education, and only the Bhramins and such classes still remained educated since most of their education was passed down orally and such. Alot of documents that the Bhramins kept were all stolen, destroyed, looted, etc by the british so even their education was limited.

    The dalits thought that they were being restricted. But it was something else, coz of shortage of food supplies and such things the Indian kings were not able to fight the british out and so they made the part of the society that shared the responsibility of producing consumables work overtime to make up for the shortage created by the british. The british smartly used this chance and exploited the illetracy of the lower casts to spread propaganda that they were being targeted by the upper caste while they were being made to work extra coz of the forced shortages created by the british. But this idea still stays in some communities. Ambedkar tried to bring alot of changes to this perception but later setteled for reviving Buddhism as an easier way than explaining to everyone.
     
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