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Dhruti has a Question on English in India

Dhruti Vaghela has sent this question:

Dear Madam,

At present I am serving as a visitor lecturer at Halol Arts College, Gujarat University. I have to have a Paper-reading on ‘Importance of English as an International Language’. For this purpose I am in need of information regarding ‘The role of English language in India’. I searched a lot to get information from books and Websites but the result is zero. So, now you are the only person who can help me in this matter.

Dhruti please check out this link for points which you can expand.

English in India

At the end of the write-up there are links which you can explore for further information. The idea, Dhruti, is not to give you the whole presentation but to help you learn how to search for and gather information.

You have said you did not get any information on this topic. When I did a Google Search for "The role of English in India", I got about 116 results. This is limited because I had used the quotes and very few reports would have used these words, in this order and in this manner. When I searched for "English in India", within quotes, I got 41, 400 links. Without quotes, just the words, English in India, resulted in 81,000,000 sites. But the first few results had most of the information I have included in the write-up.

When you do a Google Search, if you look at the websites listed and read a couple of sentences given below the link, you can quickly identify if that site has the information you need. For example, have a look at this link:
English in India
english has official status of assistant language in india.The british introduced
english in india for official purposes. many indians speak and write ...
adaniel.tripod.com/Languages3.htm - 9k - Cached - Similar pages

The sentences below the link makes it clear, this is related to what you are looking for. If you look at the description the words English and India are bold, they are highlighted.

By putting the words in quotation you can limit your search and avoid those sites where the words are not used in the same order. Whenever you try a search and you are not able to get the desired result for a string of words in quotations, remove the quotation marks and try the search again. Or think of other words which may be related to the information you seek and try a search with those words.

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