Kok Borok

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Kakbarak, Kokbarak, Tipura, Tripura, Tripuri, Usipi Mrung
Population

778,000 in India (2001 census). Population total all countries: 783,000.

Location

Tripura; Assam. Also in Bangladesh.

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Language Status

4 (Educational). Statutory language of provincial identity in Tripura State (1964, Official Languages Act No. 19 (as amended)), not a Schedule VIII language.

Dialects

Debbarma, Jamatia, Noatia (Tipra). Debbarma is spoken by the royal family and is medium of communication with the other dialects; understood by all, but not vice versa.

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 74% (2001 census). Taught in primary and secondary schools. Newspapers. Radio programs. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1998.
Writing
Bengali script. Latin script.
Other Comments

Traditional religion, Muslim, Hindu, Christian.

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