Maya Malhotra

Born: 27th January 1937

Agra, India

Date of interview: 7th June 2006

Map showing where Maya Malhotra came from

What was the language you were using?

It is Hindi, Hindi our national language. And I studied, my PhD was in Hindi. I used to write books in Hindi. History books and some course books I have written because at that time we were trying to make Hindi popular in South India. There are so many languages that are spoken in India, so every area has a different language. So, and, by the time India got its independence, so we wanted to make Hindi the national language, so I was writing textbooks for these areas to make Hindi popular.