In India, there are over 1,000 languages and dialects with around 29 of them being spoken by over a million people each. During the independence and nationalistic movements of the early 20th century, the conflict between the advocates of the Hindi and Urdu languages created far-reaching social and political implications. We’ll talk about this and why Gandhi’s actions made some people very, very angry.
Libby Bowers is less than two months away from receiving her M.A. in Asian Cultures and Languages from the University of Texas at Austin. She speaks a few languages and really needs to find a job.