Jharkhand Tribal language Kurukh gets Tolong Siki script
By Abha Manakatala - Mon Feb 22, 2:29 pm
The tribal language Kurukh today acquired the state government’s approval to use Tolong Siki script.This means that Kurukh acquired the status of a tribal language.
“It is a matter of great pride and happiness that after decades, a new chapter was added in tribal culture”,said Jharkhand Speaker Dinesh Oraon today while addressing a meeting on ‘Telong Siki…’at at Dr Ram Dayal Munda Tribal Welfare Research Institute in Ranchi.
Till now,every tribal language including Kurukh used Hindi script.
Incidentally,the Jharkhand Advisory Council had on February 12,2016 approved the use of Kurukh tribal language with its Tolong Siki script.This implied that students of secondary education can use Kuduk with Tolong Siki script,said Dr. Narayan Oraon,Shree Jeeta Oraon
Addi Akhra, Ranchi.
Picture shows Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Dinesh Oraon addressing the people at Dr Ram Dayal Munda Tribal Welfare Research Institute in Ranchi.