the complex dynamics of language development in a multi-lingual State like
Jammu and Kashmir, is not only a challenging task but also important for
creating informed opinion about the status of languages and their role
in identity formation. Often described as a three-storeyed edifice founded
upon bonds of history and geography and linked by a common destiny, the
J&K State presents a fascinating mosaic of cross-cultural interaction.
Kashmir & Ladakh: Ethno-Linguistic
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