Pardhan

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A language of India

Alternate Names
Pradhan, Pradhani
Population

135,000 (2007). Ethnic population: 347,000.

Location

Madhya Pradesh, Seoni, Mandla, Chhindwara, Hoshangabad, Betul, Balaghat, and Jabalpur districts; scattered in Chhattisgarh (Raipur, Bilaspur, and Surguja districts) and Maharashtra (Bhandara, Garhchiroli, Nagpur, Wardha, and Yavatmal districts); possibly in Telangana, Adilbad district.

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Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Also use Marathi [mar]. Also use Hindi [hin], in Madhya Pradesh.

Other Comments

L1 is Gondi [gon] (Singh 1994b). Hindu.