Q. Consider the following statements : Assertion (A) : ‘Bhojpuri’ is lingua franka of eastern Uttar Pradesh. Reason (R) : People in eastern Uttar Pradesh are not at home with other languages. Select the correct answer:

Bhojpuri’ is lingua franka of eastern Uttar Pradesh, western Bihar and northern Jharkhand. Bhojpuri is a Dialect of Hindi. Hence statement A is right but statement R i.e., people in Uttar Pradesh are not at home with other languages is wrong.

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