Shreeti Shubham

Shreeti Shubham is a Research Assistant at the Department of Communication, University of Hyderabad. She has done Master's in Media & Governance from the Centre for Culture, Media and Governance, Jamia Millia Islamia University. She acquired the media skills, as an Ideosync-UNESCO Information Fellow to work in the area of social change. Her interest lies in studying alternative media from a social-cultural lens.

“Languages” to “dialects of Hindi”: A relegation of the languages of Bihar in the agenda of Hindi nationalism

India, unlike several European countries, does not have any ‘national language’. Article 343 (1) of the Indian Constitution says “Hindi” (written in Devnagri script) is one of the “official languages” alongside English. Additionally, the eighth schedule of the Indian constitution recognises 22 scheduled (regional) languages, of which only one language of Bihar, Maithili, was added

Caste and the Digital Sphere

Commentary by Professor Chaise LaDousa Shreeti Shubham joins scholars like Frank Cody and Sahana Udupa in questioning and critiquing ideologies that celebrate the digital sphere in India for its promise of making possible democratic activity and participation by those who have traditionally lacked access to the public sphere. Whereas digital technology in India is widespread,

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