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Title: English in Indian Education
Author: Rama Kant Agnihotri
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Institution: University of Delhi
Linguistic Field: Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics
Abstract: The paper deals with the history of the place of English in the Indian educational system. It argues that English can hope to continue to play an important role in the Indian multilingual context; its future lies in the growth of Indian languages and not in their decay.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Publication Info: In Daswani, C.J. ed. Language Education in Multilingual India. New Delhi:UNESCO, 186-209


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