Language of the Day for 20 August 2013

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Korwa [kfp]

A language of
India
Population
34,600 (2001 census). Few monolinguals.
Status
6a (Vigorous).
Language Use
Some Pahadi Korwa are shifting to Sadri [sck]. Dihari Korwa of Jashpur speak a local variety of Sadri as mother tongue. Some Korwa speak Chhattisgarhi [hne] as mother tongue.
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: Below 1%. Literacy rate in L2: 26% for Chhattisgarh (2001 census).