Kanashi

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Kanasi, Malani
Population

1,400 (Chauhan 2002).

Location

Himachal Pradesh, Kullu district, Kullu tahsil, glen of Bios valley, Malana (Malani) village area.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

No intelligibility with any Tibeto-Burman languages of Lahul-Spiti and Kinnaur (Chauhan).

Other Comments

Surrounded by Indo-Aryan languages. Malana village has the oldest surviving democracy in the world. They practice their own parliamentary form of government. Hindu.