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Kokborok Diwas celebrated in Tripura
TIWN Jan 19, 2020
Kokborok Diwas celebrated in Tripura
PHOTO : Rally organized on Kokborok Diwas in Agartala. TIWN Pic Jan 19, 2020

AGARTALA, Jan 19 (TIWN): Like every year, the Kokborok day was celebrated here in Tripura, which is the 42nd of it.

A masive rally led by CM Biplab Deb, Minister Ratanlal Nath, Minister NC Debbarma, Minister Mebar Jamatia was conducted on that occasion from Agartala Umakanta ground.

The Kokborok is a language of Borok people who are geographically known as Tripuris.

 It is one of the State Languages of Tripura notified on January 19, 1979. The TTAADC has declared the Kokborok as official language of the TTAADC on April 20, 1999. The Kokborok is now comprising 17 nos Language Code among the 47 Language Code in India according to the 6th All India Educational Survey. There are also 99 no languages having no language code as well.

Tripura’s Kokborok language is rapidly gaining ground as a medium of indigenous literature, despite the invasion of English as the medium of instruction.

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