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Is English killing other Indian languages?

Last updated on: March 14, 2006 22:17 IST

Noted author U R Ananthamurthy recently said English is "killing the thirst for knowledge" in India and that the situation called for immediate steps to inculcate the love of the local language in school-going children.

The Jnanpith Award winner also said that globalisation is forcing us to become unilingual.

Is English killing other Indian languages? Tell us.