‘Fiji Hindi is not a language, it is a dialect’

Pio Tikoduadua (left) with  NFP leader Biman Prasad after the meeting in Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH

National Federation Party president Pio Tikoduadua (left) with NFP leader Biman Prasad after a meeting in Nadi. Picture: BALJEET SINGH/FILE

FIJI Hindi is not a language, it is a dialect, says National Federation Party president Pio Tikoduadua. He said it was ironic that Fiji will host a regional international Hindi conference today when the 2013 Constitution championed the teaching of a watered-down version of the Hindi language. “Section 31(3) of the Constitution prescribes the compulsory […]

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