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PARADIGM : 1
                               LEVELS OF DEVELOPMENT AMONG THE MISHINGS

Sl.
No.
Form Technique Institutions/
Way
Range Transportation/
     Agents
Languages
     used
Approx.
period/
periods
1. Oral
communication
(Intra-
community)
Personal
(face to face,
importance
on primary
relationship)
Kebang,
Murong,
Barik,
Deka Bora,
etc.
Intra- village
Inter- village
Boats,
Elephants,
Messengers
Mishing
dialect
15th to
17th Century
A.D.
2. Oral
communication
(Inter-
community)
Personal
(face to face,
importancein 
relationship)
Impersonal (secondary relationship)
Namghar, Satra Inter- community
(Regional)
Boats,
Elephants,
Messengers
Mishing
dialect.
Broken Assamese
17th to 19th century
3. Written
(Mass-
Communication)
Personal
( face to face)
Impersonal (Importance
 on secondary relationship)
School, College,  Marketing Centres Regional
National
International
Newspaper,
Magazine,
Radio,
Cinema,
P & T etc.
Mishing
dialect,
Assamese,
Hindi,
Bengali,
English,
etc.
20th
century
4. Transport communication Personal
Impersonal (Importance
      on secondary relationship)
Roads, Railways Regional National Bus,Train,Taxi, Motor,Cycle, etc. -do- -do-

                 

              

       

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