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Punjabi is capable of being medium of education from Primary to Higher Studies [Qaumi Masle – EP – 20]

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Title: Qaumi Masle [Episode 20]

Topic: Punjabi is capable for being medium of education from Primary to Higher Studies

Host/Presenter: Baljeet Singh

Participants: Prof. Joga Singh (Department of Linguistics and Punjabi Lexicography)

Date of Release: September 16, 2013

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Duration: 40 Minutes and 08 Seconds


Education is one of the basics of individual and social life. It’s of equal importance that what language should be the medium of Education. At global level there has been a wide debate on this issue and international research has repeatedly highlighted the fact that most effective medium of education is the mother language of the child to be educated.

As Indian peninsula is multi-cultural and multi-linguist, it’s a question of prime concern that what should be medium of education?

Dr. Joga Singh is Professor and Former head of Department of Linguistics and Punjabi Lexicography at Punjabi University, Patiala.

In this episode of Qaumi Masle he shattered the misconception that Punjabi lacks medical or technical terminology.

He also referred to the results of international research to emphasize that mother languages should be medium of education.

This is Second Episode on this issue.

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