//A ‘Labour of Love’ in Indigenous Languages

A ‘Labour of Love’ in Indigenous Languages

The UN General Assembly’s declaration of 2019 as the ‘International Year of Indigenous Languages’ echoed joyfully in the tribal heartland of Gujarat on 21 February 2019, when the Hon. Governor of Gujarat, Shri O. P. Kohli, released the book Chodhari Bhasha. It is the last of the four volumes painstakingly researched by Fr. Raymund Chauhan SJ, author of similar work in Gamit, Dangi and Vasavi languages of the tribals of South Gujarat.

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The author holds a doctorate in English from Marquette University, USA. He is currently teaching at St. Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad.