C.P. Deval, Geeta Samaur and K.C. Maloo in conversation with Nand Bhardwaj


Rajasthan has a unique linguistic footprint with its official language being Hindi, and five major dialects including Marwari, Mewari, Mewati, Dhundhari and Harauti, and innumerable other dialects and mother tongues across the state. The rich literary history, folklore and oral heritage of Rajasthan comprise a legacy that is a core treasure of the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival. Well-known writers of the state discuss the splendors of the language and the urgent need to ensure its survival and propagation.