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Language: Kurmali

  • Mar 03, 2012
  • 08:59 PM

Tribal language students lay siege to RU

Times of India
Sunil Mahto, a student, said, "There are only three teachers for nine languages in the department which has more than 700 students. The university is still admitting new students and charging an extra Rs 2,500 for extra classes during the admission which are never held. Even the regular classes are rarely taken in the department."
  • Feb 29, 2012
  • 03:30 PM

Official tag inspires wordsmiths

Santosh K. Kiro / Calcutta Telegraph
Unlikely but true. From farmers to railway employees to professors, indigenous writers are taking up the pen in the wake of the state government according second official language status to five tribal languages — Kurukh, Mundari, Ho, Santhali and Kharia — and four regional languages — Kurmali, Panch Pargania, Nagpuri and Khortha.