The Importance of Language In A Multicultural Society
Sumitra Selvaraj, Writer
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Malaysian Indians have raised concerns over the use of a racial slur against Indians in a Bahasa Malaysia dictionary. We look at Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka’s response, the need for cultural inclusivity, and the role that the institution plays in ensuring that language evolves to reflect the times.
Image Source: Pisit Heng, Unsplash
Produced by: Kelvin Yee
Presented by: Sharmilla Ganesan, Lee Chwi Lynn
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