West Bengal Gives Official Status to Tribal Language ‘Kurukh’

The West Bengal government has given an official status to ‘Kurukh’ language in the state which has been listed as an endangered language by the UNESCO.

The language was given the official status on February 21, 2017 on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day. Kurukh is a tribal language that belongs to the Dravidian family. 

It is spoken by the Oraon tribal community living in Birbhum-Bankura belt and the tea garden regions in north Bengal.
What can be the possible questions from above news:
Q1. Name the state, which has given official status to tribal language Kurukh, recently.
Q2. Tribunal language Kurukh belongs to which family?

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Source- The Hindu

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