I was raised by languages

પ્રિય reader,It is #worldmotherlanguageday today and I wanted to share something I wrote on Instagram some time back. This is a longer version of what I then posted. It is really long, you are warned. In my Catholic school we were told, "If you are found talking in any other language other than English, you will be punished." During the Hindi period we could speak in Hindi and in Marathi class we could roll out Marathi. Sanskrit we didn't know enough of, so we barely spoke it, except विनाश काले विपरीत बुद्धि. We mostly stuck to the rule the good children that we were.

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