International Journal of Language & Linguistics

ISSN 2374-8850 (Print), 2374-8869 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijll

Competence of Hindi as a Foreign Language in China
Chandu Lal Chandrakar

This argumentative article on the basis of the recent two consecutive years data (2012 and 2013) analyzed for the 35 states in India is able to conclude that Hindi could not be considered as a representative language of India in China. The results indicate that Hindi language is negatively associated with the explanatory variables including ease of economy, per-capita income and education in India whereas it is positively related to the crime rate in India. The worth of teaching Hindi as an Indian national language could not help in bringing India and China closer provided the situation does not change for the Hindi itself in India.

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