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Full text of "Linguistic Survey Of India Vol V Part I Indo Aryan Family Eastern Group"

22

BENGALI.

Table showing the lumber of Speakers of Bengali (Unspecified Dialects) in Pro-
vinces of India other than the Lower Provinces of Benyal.

Name of Province.
	Number of Speakers.
	RBHABKS.


	158,841
	The total number of speakers of Bengali entered in


	14
	the Census report is 2,741,947.   From these have been deducted the Census figures for Bengali-speakers in Sylhet, Caviar, and Goalpara.

Bombay and Feudatories        .      •
	1,04-9 65,021)
	From the Census total 114 152 lias been deducted

Central Provinces and Feudatories . Madras and Agencies             *      * North-Western Provinces, Oudh, and Native
	1,648 1,147
 23,180
	to   represent  the   speakers of South-Eastern, Bengali in Akya^
 Most of these are in Muttra (8 534), Allahabad

Punjab and Feudatories .       *      * Nizam's Dominions       *      »      «
	2,263 38 43
	(2,159), Benares (6,681), and Lucknow (1,201).

Mysore        *      •              *      »
	61
 4,105
	No Census was taken of the languages spoken in


	17,467
	Rajpatana,   For want of k'tter information, I have given the number of pooplo of Bengal birth.
 3unilar> romavks apply •

Ajmore-Merwwa  «      «      *      •      •
	852
	sin

Kashmir      ..**••
	111
	As in the easr, of Bajputana, this it the number of people of Bengal birtn.

Ton*
	275,848
	

rf Spoaker§  We th^ «iw at ae Mowing result:~

Total number of people speaking Bengali at home         ,      .       .      .    41,696,343

»      »            #         »         »     elsewhere in the Lower Provinces,          60,638

»     »           »       . ii         M         &      in India    *      .       •        275>S48

Grand Total of people who speak Bengali in India 421032,329