Research Areas

Linguistic Field Survey

Test

 

[1]     2022: 10-13 March 2022: Collection of free discourse text and folk text samples from Kheria Sabar speech communities from Kudah, Tola, Turang, and Bangthupi villages of Rajnoagarh police station and Gol Hura, Mrigichami, Duyarsini village of Bandoyan police station in districts of Purulia, West Bengal.

[2]     2020: 19-22 February 2020: Collection of folk text database from Kurdmali speech communities in the districts of Purulia, West Bengal.

[3]     2019: 06-09 February 2019: Collection of Free Discourse Text from Kurdmali and Birhor speech communities in the districts of Purulia, West Bengal.

[4]     2018: 20-23 February 2018: Collection of sentences from Kurdmali and Birhor speech communities in the districts of Purulia, West Bengal.

[5]     2017: 22-24 January 2017: Various locations in three villages of Bankura and Purulia, West Bengal for collecting linguistic data and information from the 3 endangered languages (Kurmali, Santali and Saraki community), West Bengal.

[6]     2016: 4-6 August 2016: Various locations in the villages of Ayodhya, Bagmundi, Ghatgera, Baragara in Purulia, West Bengal for collecting linguistic data and information from Kheria, Malpaharia and Birhor community, West Bengal.

[7]     2016: 6-11 March 2016: for collection of folk songs, folk stories, folk tales, mantras, hymns, riddles, lullabies, dance, narratives, cultural texts, heritage, history, anecdotes, and other verbal texts from 50 informants from 8 villages (Kankrajit, Kesrambha, Khandarui, Shabra, Kariya, Atanga, Kukai, Gaganeswar), West Medinipur, West Bengal.

[8]     2015: 25-28 March 2015: for collection of words, sentences and Free Discourse Texts from 30 informants from 3 villages (Khandarui, Shabra and Pipursai in West Medinipur, West Bengal.

[9]     2014: 4-8 November 2014: In 4 villages in Ranchi, Hazaribagh and Ramgarh in Jharkhand from Khortha speakers for a lexical list, sentence list, free discourse speech and folk texts (local songs, lullabies, riddles, death songs, birth songs, marriage songs etc.)

[10]    2014: 25-27 Feb 2014: to collect free discourse texts from 6 native Khortha speakers from Majhladih village, Giridih, Jharkhand, India.

[11]    2013: 13-17 November 2013: In the villages of the District of Giridih, Jharkhand among native speakers of Khortha for collecting special lexical database regarding cultivation and cultural practices.

[12]    2012: 24-28 December 2012: for collection of free discourse texts from 44 native Baleswari Speakers from 3 villages around Panchalingeswar, Balasore, Odisha, India.

[13]    2012: 5-8 March 2012:  To collect language data (in the form of free discourse-based spoken text samples) from nearly 20 native Khortha speakers from three tribal villages in the district of Giridih, Jharkhand, India.

[14]    2011: 21-24 March 2011: 3 villages in the District of Giridih, Jharkhand among school teachers about their attitudes towards their mother tongues and other languages.