First online magazine in Santati language

Santali is a language spoken by around 6.2 million people in India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal. Most of its speakers live in India, in the states of Jharkhand, Assam, Bihar, Odisha, Tripura, and West Bengal. The first online magazine in the Santali language, the Birmali magazine, has been published by Santali language activist Ashwani Banjan Murmu. Birmali was published to celebrate the 116th anniversary of the birth of Pandit Raghunath Murmu, also known as Guru Gomke, the inventor of the Santali script Ol Chiki.

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