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Why is Brajbasha and its dialects being put under Bundeli dialects? inclusion of districts fuels false Bundelkhand demands

gehapati.n, Tue, 2017-01-31 19:31
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Brajbasha and Bundeli are not te same thing, and Bundeli is a derivative of Brajbasha. The Bundeli page has Brajbasha and its dialects under Bundeli dialects. Similarlarly areas of Brajabasha seem to be included as areas of Bundeli - ie gwalior, bhind, morena, districts. The main reason I am writing is advocators of a separate Bundelkhand state use this page as a primary source to demarct their territorial demands and annoyingly include any district they feel like with a backup like ethnologue . the above 3 districts are majority brajabasha speaking. Sehore and Guna - bundeli is simply a minority - main is Malvi. hoshangabad, chindwara balaghat are mixed areas not bundeli areas. Your inclusion of all these districts as Bundeli - results in false politcal demands of these areas into a bundeli speaking state. only wide Majority bundeli speaking districts should be on the list and especially the map.