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For the love of Dogri, a language that is losing ground

Veenu Sandhu | New Delhi Jun 24, 2017 02:48 AM IST

Performances at the ‘Cultural Cocktail: Youth for Art’ fest held in Gurugram on June 17 as part of Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust’s Save the Language campaign Every evening, as the sun went down, the melodious notes of Lata Mangeshkar’s Dogri love song, Bhala sipahiya Dogariya, would ring out of the soldiers’ barracks, almost as a ritual, and mingle with the breeze. The song, about a woman urging her Dogra soldier to come back home, carried the echo of the mountain. I would listen to it, mesmerised, barely.....

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