Fears over Sanskrit are emotional – with clear caste and overtones

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  1. Ray

    Ray The Chairman Defence Professionals Moderator

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    A rather interesting take on the controversy that has been whipped up over Sanskrit.

    This is a most interesting comment
    and so is
    Does the issue of Sanskrit really have very clear overtones of caste and religious identities.?

    What have you say about the views aired by the gentleman?
     
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    Kshatriya87 Senior Member Senior Member

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    I personally believe that Sanskrit should be preserved and taught in schools. At least the basics. I learned Sanskrit for a few years as I was in CBSE board. Since it is one of the two oldest languages in the world (other one being Tamil), it forms a very deep link with Indian sub-continent's culture and history. Subject should be mandatory in all schools across India at least for a couple of years to teach basics.

    We do not want it to become another latin.


    NOTE: I did not say anything about reviving Tamil as it is already used in learning, teaching, writing and speaking by millions across the world.
     

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