'Encyclopedia' of languages of Gujarat published

Posted on:26 May 2016 18:24:35

'Encyclopedia' of languages of Gujarat published
26 May 2016 Current Affairs: The city-based Bhasha Research and Publication Centre has announced publication of the Gujarat, Diu & Daman and Dadra & Nagar Haveli Volume of the People's Linguistic Survey of India Series (PLSI). 

The volume, edited by Kanjibhai Patel and published by Orient Blackswan, would be released by the Gujarat Governor O P Kohli.

The volume documents 49 languages or dialects spoken in the state, including the languages of coastal, tribal and nomadic communities. 

The nationwide survey of the living languages of India in 2010. The survey findings and documentation are now being published as a linguistic encyclopedia of 70 volumes. 20 volumes have already been published.


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