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Kokborok day celebrated in Tripura
TIWN Jan 19, 2018
Kokborok day celebrated in Tripura
PHOTO : Kokborok day celebrated at Agartala. TIWN Pic Jan 19

AGARTALA, Jan 19 (TIWN): The Kokborok day was celebrated here in Tripura. A massive rally was conducted on that occasion from Agartala Umakanta ground.

Indeed Bengali and Tribals jointly celebrated the day led by thousands of school children. 

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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