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 Universal Declaration of Human Rights

PDF version for the language Bhojpuri
PDF Version

Bhojpuri

Source: United Nations Information Centre, India




Profile


Native Name
None

Total Speakers
25,000,000

Usage By Country
Home Speakers: India (Bihar), Nepal, Mauritius

Background
It belongs to the Indo-European family, Indic group and is spoken by over 25 million people. Devanagari script is used, though Hindi is the normal literary language. The cover term 'Bihari' (Behari) is used for Bhojpuri, Maithili, and Magahi.

Received 11/12/1998
Posted 11/12/1998
Checked 11/12/1998