The Languages of Assam (Volume 5, Part 2) - People
G. N. Devy and Bibha Bharali, Banani Chakravarty
  • ISBN : 9789386689153
  • year : 2017
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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The People's Linguistics Survey of India tries to give an idea of the extant and dying languages of India. It is the outcome of a nationwide survey of languages that has been documented by linguists, writers, social activists, and members of different speech communities. This volume discusses some interesting features of the languages spoken in the valleys, hills and terrains of Assam. It discusses features of Scheduled, Non-scheduled, and other languages of the state. The volume lists how these languages are in use in day-to-day life of the people there. It also includes folktales, folk songs to tell the reader about the rich culture of Assam.