G. N. Devy is the chief editor of the PLSI series. He taught at the Maharaja Sayajirao University, Baroda, till 1996 before leaving to set up the Bhasha Research Centre in Baroda and the Adivasi Akademi at Tejgadh, where he worked towards conserving and promoting the languages and culture of indigenous and nomadic communities. Apart from being awarded the Padma Shree, he has received many awards for his work in literature and language conservation.
Lalnunthangi Chhangte is a linguist, specialising in the Tibeto-Burman languages of Northeast India. She has published several articles and contributed to books on the Mizo language, both in English and Mizo. She is engaged in documenting the extant and endangered languages of the region and also helps in publishing dictionaries, readers (or primers) and other literature. She is a life member of INTACH, Mizoram chapter.
The People’s Linguistic Survey of India
The National Editorial Collective
List of Volumes
A Nation Proud of Its Language Diversity: Chief Editor’s Introduction
Political Map of Mizoram
Compilation of the Volume
Contributors to the Volume
An Appeal to Readers
Proportionate Representation of Languages in Mizoram
List of Languages Covered in this Volume
PART I: MIZO AND OTHER IMPORTANT LANGUAGES
PART II: ENDANGERED LANGUAGES
PART III: LANGUAGES OF THE NEIGHBOURING STATES
PART IV: LANGUAGES OF NEIGHBOURING MYANMAR