#63 What is the Preferred Booklist and Syllabus for Bodo Literature Optional?

Bodo is one of the languages spoken by The people of Meghalaya and Assam.

It is a regional language and is also one of the 28 subjects offered by upsc. Paper 2 of this language has to be written in bodo script. Aspirants who have studied this language in their curriculum or have their mother tongue should choose the language.

Syllabus:

Paper-I

History of Bodo Language and Literature

Section- A

History of Bodo Language

  1. Homeland, language family, its present status and its mutual contact with Assamese.
  2. (a) Phonemes : Vowel and Consonant Phonemes (b) Tones.
  3. Morphology : Gender, Case & Case endings, Plural suffix, Definitives, Verbal suffix.
  4. Vocabulary and its sources.
  5. Syntax : Types of sentences, Word Order.
  6. History of Scripts used in writing Bodo Language since inception.

Section-B

  1. History of Bodo Literatur
  2. General introduction of Bodo folk literature.
  3. Contribution of the Missionaries.
  4. Periodization of Bodo Literature.
  5. Critical analysis of different genres (Poetry, Novel, Short Story and Drama.
  6. Translation Literature

Paper 2

Section-A

  1. Khonthai-Methai (Edited by Madaram Brahma & Rupnath Brahma).
  2. Hathorkhi-Hala (Edited by Pramod Chandra Brahma).
  3. Boroni Gudi Sibsa Arw Aroz : Madaram Brahma.
  4. Ra j a Ni l amb a r : Dwa r e n d r a Na t h Basumatary.
  5. Bibar (Prose section).
  6. (Edited by Satish Chandra Basumatary).

Section-B

  1. Gibi Bithai (Aida Nwi) : Bihuram Boro
  2. Radab : Samar Brahma Chaudhury
  3. Okhrang Gongse Nangou : Brajendra Kumar Brahma.
  4. Bwisagu Are Harimu : Laksheswar Brahma.
  5. Gwdan Boro : Manoranjan Lahary.
  6. Ujjaini Or : Chittaranjan Muchahary.
  7. Mwihoko : Dharanidhar Wary.
  8. Hor Badi Khwmsi : Kamal Kumar Brahma.
  9. Jaolia Dewan : Mangal Singh Hozowary.
  10. Hagra Guduni Mwi : Nilkamal Brahma.

Booklist

Section A:

  1. Khonthai-Methai (Edited by Madaram Brahma & Rupnath Brahma)
  2. Hathorkhi-Hala (Edited by Pramod Chandra Brahma)
  3. Boroni Gudi Sibsa Arw Aroz: Madaram Brahma
  4. Raja Nilambar: Dwarendra Nath Basumatary
  5. Bibar (prose section) (Edited By Satish Chandra Basumatary)

Section -B

  1. Bibi Bithai (Aida Nwi) : Bihuram Boro
  2. Radab : Samar Brahma Chaudhury
  3. Okhrang Gongse Nangou : Brajendra Kumar Brahma
  4. Bwisagu Are Harimu : Laksheswar Brahma
  5. Gwdan Boro : Manoranjan Lahary
  6. Ujjaini Or : Chittaranjan Muchahary
  7. Mwihoko : Dharanidhar Wary
  8. Hor Badi Khwmsi : Kamal Kumar Brahma
  9. Jaolia Dewan : Mangal Singh Hozowary
  10. Hagra Guduni Mwi : Nilkamal Brahma

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