Monday, October 05, 2009

How in heavens to do you translate 'daiya!'?

[Google Reader (14): We might run our governments in English and write our balance sheets in Roman, but we sing, cry, laugh and love in Hindi, Urdu, Marathi, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Kashmiri, Tamil or any of the innumerable mother tongues with which our nation is blessed. A paean to India's melody queen
from M.J. Akbar - Author and Veteran Journalist by M J Akbar Appeared in Times of India - October 4, 2009]
Blessed or cursed? [TNM]

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