25th August, 2016 (MAINS)

TODAYs ANSWER WRITING CHALLENGE FROM GS-IV

Q1. A language is the mirror of a community. India has lost around 20 per cent of its languages in the past five decades which shows how some indigenous languages have suffered because of urbanization. You are the District Magistrate of a tribal district. You have found many tribal languages and culture to be endangered in that region due to high pace of development.

(a) What steps will you take to conserve their languages and cultures?

(b) Discuss some concrete steps along with possible limitations.

[20marks] 250 words.

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