The People’s Linguistic Survey of India is a rights based movement for carrying out a nation-wide survey of Indian languages, especially languages of fragile communities such as nomadic, coastal, island, hill and forest communities.
This book is Part 1 of Volume 17 (Maharashtra ki Bhashayen [Hindi]) of The People's Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI) undertaken and executed by the Bhasha Research and Publication Center, Baroda.
This present book contains information on language and linguistic variety of the Maharashtra State of India. The languages included in this book are:
Scheduled Languages : Marathi, and its sub-languages such as Ahirani, Aagar, Kohali, Khandesi, Chandgadi, Jhadi, Tavadi, Povari, Malwani, Vanhandi, Wadavali, Samvedi, Sangmeshwari, and Sindhi, and Urdu; Non - Scheduled Languages : Adivasi languages - Katkari, Kokana, Korku, Kolami, Gondi, GondiTolya, Gondi Madiya, Thakari, Thakur ka, Thakur ma, Dhor boli, Nimadi, Nihali, Pardhani, Pavari, Bhilori, Mathwadi, Malharkoli, Mavachi, Mangeli, Rathya, Warali, Halabi; Nomads Languages : Kunchi korba, Kaikadi, Kolhati, Gupt aur Sanketik boliyan, Gormati, Golla, Gosavi, Ghisadi, Chitodiya, Chhaparband, Dombari, Nandiwadi, Paradhi, Parushi nathpanthi davari, Parushi maang garudi, Beldari, Vadari, Vaidu; Other languages Dakkinee, and Nauling.