The People’s Linguistic Survey of India provides an overview of the extant and dying languages of India, as perceived by their speakers. 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. Critically, it encapsulates the world view of the speakers of the languages.
Tripura ki Bhashayen presents the languages spoken in this north-eastern state of India. There are nineteen Scheduled Tribe communities in Tripura and Kokborok is spoken by a majority of these tribes. The linguistic data of the languages covered in this volume has been provided mostly by community elders and experts.
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.
Sukhendu Debbarma is Professor, Department of History, Tripura University. He has published a book on the origin and growth of Christianity in Tripura and several papers in national and international journals. He is a Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellow, UK.
Milan Rani Jamatiya has more than 15 years of experience in teaching and research in NEHU, Shillong, MBB College, Agartala and Tripura University, Tripura. She has participated in many national and international conferences, and workshops related to Hindi language, literature and translation. She has published books and articles in reputed journals. She has been a part of Board of Post Graduate Studies and also a Life time member of Tripura Tribal Officer’s Welfare Forum, Kokborok Sahitya Sansad and International Borok Forum. At present, She is Associate Professor in Hindi Department of Tripura University, Agartala, Tripura.
Jai Kaushal has more than 10 years of experience in teaching and research in Delhi, Kolkata and Agartala and has participated in many national and international conferences related to Hindi language, literature and translation. He has published books and articles in reputed journals. He received the second prize in an International Hindi Essay Competition organised by the World Hindi Secretariat, Mauritius in 2016. At present, He is Professor, Diphu Campus, Assam University.
भारतीय भाषा लोक सर्वेक्षण The People’s Linguistic Survey of India
राष्ट्रीय सम्पादक मंडल The National Editorial Collective
भारतीय भाषा लोक सर्वेक्षण ग्रंथमाला List of Volumes
मुख्य सम्पादकीय A Nation Proud of Its Language Diversity: Chief Editor’s Introduction
सम्पादकीय Introduction to the Volume
अनुवादकीय Translator´s note
पाठकों से अपील An Appeal to Readers
सहयोगी लेखकों की सूची Contributors to the Volume
अकारादि क्रम में त्रिपुरा की भाषाओं की सूची List of Languages Covered in this Volume
1. कॉकबरक Kokborok
2. काउ ब्रू Kau Bru
5. डारलोंग Darlong
6. मोलसोम Molsom
7. मोग Mog
8. रांखल Hrangkhawl
10. हालाम Halam
परिशिष्ट-I मानचित्र Maps
परिशिष्ट -II लेखक-अनुवादक परिचय Authors´-Translators´ introductions