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South Asia Department

Mr Rakesh Nautiyal

BA MA (Garhwal) LLB


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Department of the Languages and Cultures of South Asia

Senior Lector in Hindi

SOAS South Asia Institute

Academic Staff, SOAS South Asia Institute

Mr Rakesh Nautiyal
Email address:
020 7898 4304
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
Office Hours:
Wednesdays 11:30-13:30/Fridays 11:00-13:00


Rakesh Nautiyal taught Hindi for many years at the Landour Language School in Mussoorie, Uttaranchal, and countless South Asianists and others from the USA and the rest of the world have benefitted from his teaching.  As well as contributing to the Hindi programmes in the South Asia Department, Rakesh also leads the team of teachers offering Hindi courses in the School's Language Centre.  He also works on the grammar of Himalayan dialects, particularly those in Garhwal and Kumon.


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Available for
Regional Expertise
  • South Asia
Country Expertise
  • India
  • Hindi