Assam one of the North-Eastern states of India has widely been considered as an
ethno-cultural mosaic comprising different enteric and linguistic group belonging to different
races such as Dravidians, Austroloid, Caucasian and Mongoloid from the time immemorial.
Importantly, this region along with its linguistic pattern has been a major area of attraction for
the researcher of linguistic, culture and folk-lore and different studies have been made to
unveil different dynamics of the lingual scenario of the region.
Karbi people belonging to the Tibeto-Burman linguistic group mostly reside in the
Karbi Anglong district of the State of Assam. However, their settlement can also be seen in
other districs such as Sivasagar, Golaghat, Nagaon, Darang, Silchar as well. According to the
census of 2011, the total population of Karbi Anglong is 956,313 comprising of4,
90,169and4, 66,146women[https://www.censusindia.co.in>distric] respectively.Similarly, the
said census 2001 depicts that the total number of people speaking Karbi language has been