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Why young generation feel ashamed of speaking Hindi or any of their local language but take proud in speaking English? Why they look at Hindi or other local language as degrading ones?

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Asked by Rukhsana.Siddiqui, 19 Feb '08 09:28 am
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Angrezi Bolane se Nokari Milti hai. Hindi Bolne se Mazak udaya jata hai, Dhikkar hai aise Bhartiyo per jo apni matr bhasha ki izzat na karte ho
Answered by ankit shivam, 19 Feb '08 09:32 am

 
  
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You are very true. Even I too use English many a place but never do I feel like Hindi or any language degrading. I use English coz I'm in a society where I've too. In UAE there are all migrants (u may b kmowing it) n English is d only language to communicate. Infact whenever I've a word with an Indian or even a Pakistani, I prefer Hindi over English. but with the Europeans or the Arabs, sorry but no option. Let us have a pragmatic approach to the whole situation. Migration for the purpose of jobs and earning have increase so much. Now people in different places need to find a common langauge.
Let's look at another acidic truth. Indians will keep on fighting over language and other regional issues. So, people will speak English, but not accept Hindi or any other language. Thus, with the infighting of Indians, English the accepted common language. Now English has reached a place, where it makes more sense to go with the flow rather than initiating a language crusade of Hindi.
I also wo ...more
Answered by atoz, 19 Feb '08 05:55 pm

 
  
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U r right to some extent......it is true with most of the young people of our generation that we just want to communicate in English. But looking at the regional front Hindi is mainly spoken in the Northern India, states including Delhi, UP, Bihar, Chattisgarh etc and even Rajasthan in the Western belt. Kashmir includes a bit of urdu with Hindi while same is the case with Gujarat, with Gujrati and Hindi widely spoken.

Coming to the eastern region, excluding Assam and West Bengal, Orissa and Tripura, other states like manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland etc, where majority of the population are christians English is widely spoken. Again in the South along with the local languages, English is largely spoken.

So, the entire thing is in the upbringing of the child, the way he gets used to the conditions around. But it has certainly become a fashion with the common people today to speak in English alone, even while knowing their own language and with the ability to speak it much better. Thi ...more
Answered by Mr Flirt, 19 Feb '08 09:40 am

 
  
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Because they think that by speaking English they will become superior
Answered by Mitali Choudhury, 19 Feb '08 02:35 pm

 
  
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They are being taught so
by their friends and society
Answered by anil garg, 06 Aug '12 11:29 pm

 
  
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A. To enhance status and personality cult in the present society.
b. To over power the uneducated or less educated people.
c. To combat with the present system of education.

But still I believe that 70% people are proud of speaking their local language or mother tongue.
Answered by parveen, 20 Feb '08 10:52 am

 
  
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Let us have a pragmatic approach to the whole situation. Migration for the purpose of jobs and earning have increase so much. Now people in different places need to find a common langauge.
Let's look at another acidic truth. Indians will keep on fighting over language and other regional issues. So, people will speak English, but not accept Hindi or any other language. Thus, with the infighting of Indians, English the accepted common language. Now English has reached a place, where it makes more sense to go with the flow rather than initiating a language crusade of Hindi.
I also wonder at one more thing, includig myself. In language column, when one has to see, people who can speak, but can not read or write a language, always ssy I can speak and understand, but can not read/write xxxxx language. However, no Hindi speaking person says, I can speak and nderstand, but can not read/write Urdu!! How's that?
Answered by manish varma, 19 Feb '08 04:44 pm

 
  
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Ruks ur very true. Even I too use English many a place but never do I feel like Hindi or any language degrading. I use English coz I'm in a society where I've too. In UAE there are all migrants (u may b kmowing it) n English is d only language to communicate. Infact whenever I've a word with an Indian or even a Pakistani, I prefer Hindi over English. but with the Europeans or the Arabs, sorry but no option.
Answered by Nisha Kulkarni, 19 Feb '08 11:32 am

 
  
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Unki matti mari gayi hain
they are insecure so they try to marofy english.
Answered by kishoranandvittalmangalore, 19 Feb '08 11:25 am

 
  
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Aisa karne se woh sochtey he unka lifestyle high hota he, status badta he...
Answered by Malik Seema, 19 Feb '08 11:06 am

 
  
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