I am watching a Hindi language movie. In the opening scene, a board showing the train schedule at a station is shown.
The headings on the board are all in English: "Track", "Train", "Departure", etc. But all of the entries on the board are in Hindi.
Why would anyone design a train schedule board in this fashion?
A passenger who can only read English can read the headings but not the actual train information. A passenger who can only read Hindi can read the train information, but not the headings. And anyone who can read both could read the board if it was written entirely in one language or the other.
So what could be the motivation for this mixed language board?
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