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Language: Mising

  • Jun 18, 2011
  • 03:54 PM

Mising in language award list - Sahitya Akademi to recognise contribution from community for first time

Smita Bhattacharyya / Calcutta Telegraph
“Mising is one such language which has a rich literary tradition though it does not have its own script but has adapted the Roman script. Through this convention, we will come to know who has worked in developing the language and literature, and the Bhasa Samman, which carries Rs 1 lakh prize money, will be a recognition of this effort,” Murthy said.
  • May 30, 2011
  • 03:03 PM

Lakhimpur to get language research centre

Times of India
Asom Sahitya Sabha will soon take a step ahead in furthering the cause of local languages with the inauguration of a new study and research centre at Bihpuria in Lakhimpur on June 1 this year. The centre, which is named after Lumber Dai, the noted litterateur from Arunachal Pradesh, will facilitate detailed studies on regional languages, mainly Assamese and other ethnic languages and dialects of the region.