The Peoples’ Linguistic Survey of India is a right 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 1of the Volume 30(Uttarakhand [Hindi]) of The People's Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI) undertaken and executed by Bhasha Research and Publication Center.
The present book contains the information on language and linguistic variety of the Uttarakhand state of India. The languages included in this book are: Kumauni, Gadhwali,Jaad, Johari, Jaunpuri, Jaunsari, Tharu, Bangadi, Buksa, Marcha, Rang Lu, Rawalti, and Raji.
Dr Ganesh N. Devy taught English at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda; a renowned literary critic and activist; is founder and director of the Tribal Academy at Tejgadh, Gujarat; and director of the Sahitya Akademi’s Project on Literature in Tribal Languages and Oral Folk Traditions. He is an active participant in the functioning of Bhasha Academy.Currently, he is a Professor at the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT),Gandhinagar,Gujrat.
He is Chair, People’s Lnguistic Survey of India, 37, Bhasha Research and Publication Centre, Near Dinesh Mills, Baroda.
Dr Shekhar Pathak : MA Ph D Kumaon University. Taught for 32 years in Kumaon University. Fellowship received from ICHR [1978-80] Delhi; IIAS Simla [1995-97]; CCS, NMML [2005-09]; New Delhi. He has been a researcher of the history, culture, social movements and a discoverer of history of various aspects and regions of the Himalayas. He is editor of People’s Association for Himalaya Area Research [PAHAR], Nainital.
Dr Uma Bhatt : MA, Ph D from Agra University; had taught for 38 years in Kumaon University; she was ex-editor of Uttara, a monthly magazine for women; she is also associated with People’s Association for Himalaya Area Research [PAHAR] Nainital.
Lekhak Parichay [about the authors]
Rashtriya Sampadak Mandal [national editorial collective]
Bharatiya Bhasha Lok Sarvekshan [Peoples Linguistic Survey of India]
Bharatiya Bhasha Lok Sarvekshan Granthmala[The complete list of Editorial Collective]
Bhartiya Bhasha Vitaran:Janganna Ke Aadhar Par [ Indian Language Distribution – Census ]
Bharatiya Bhashayi Vitaran [The pie chart of language data]
Mukhya Sampadkiya by Dr G N Devy [Main Editorial by Dr G N Devy]
Bhumika by Dr D P Patnaik [Preface by Dr D P Patnaik]
Bharatiya Bhasha Lok Sarvekshan se Kaise Jude [How to be associated with PLSI]
Sahyogi Lekhkon ki Suchi [List of contributors]
Akaradi Kram mein Bhashaon ke Naam [A list in alphabetical order of all languages]
Pathako se Ek Appeal [An open appeal to the readers]
Sampaadkiya by Shekhar Pathak [Editorial by Shekhar Pathak]
Griyarsan Dwara 1916 Me Pahchane Gaye Bhasha Samuh [A map depicting language groups discovered by Greierson]
Uttarakhand Ke Bhasha Kshetra [A map depicting languages of Uttarakhand region]
Manchitron Ki Suchi [List of Maps]