ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Language in Metropolitan Life

M S Gore Indian metropolitan cities have to face the multilingualism of their populations as a very special problem. Nearly all the major cities have anywhere from 25 to 50 per cent of their population made up of individuals whose mother-tongue is other than the regional language. In many of the major cities, the local language is not the exclusive language of the market place and the workplace.

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