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Wikipedia.org which is the primary source of information on the Internet and where volunteers collaboratively work on it, till few days ago didn't mention about the Bishnupriya Manipuri community in the web pages of 'Assam', 'Cachar', 'Hailakandi', and 'Karimganj' districts of Assam, and in the 'Northeast India' page.

It means the global online primary source is not updated and is not providing the complete picture.

Now the question is: Can one draw a correct ‘social’ picture of Assam or Tripura in particular and northeast India in general without mentioning about Bishnupriya Manipuri community?

No.

One is talking about religion and demography in Cachar, Hailakandi, and Karimganj districts of Assam without dropping the name of the Bishnupriya Manipuri community, would it be correct?

No.

What is the solution?

Participate in it. Become the wikipedia.org volunteer. Wikipedia.org runs on devoted volunteers.

Bishnupriya Manipuri in wikipedia.org

We have to fine-tune the 'Bishnupriya Manipuri' page and should make it up-to-date, vibrant and correct. Recently, the "Bishnupriya Manipur Society" section was added in the wikipedia page:

Bishnupriya Manipuri Society
Like any Indian family, the Bishnupriya Manipuri society according to the place of residence of newly-wedded husband and wife is patrilocal which means newly married wife leaves her parents’ house and goes to reside with her husband’s parents in their house.
From the point of view of authority in the Bishnupriya Manipuri family, it is patriarchal. The father is the formal head and takes decisions on behalf of the family.

How to update it?

It is a responsible job. Writers are required. Those writers who have knowledge and information on the Bishnupriya Manipuri community. As well as with skill on online writing.

Let us begin with adding the names of the great Bishnupriya Manipuri in the wikipedia page. Unfortunately, there has not been a single entry from the readers on the Great Bishnupriya Manipuri post published here. May be the essence of the communication was missing. It has been changed now.
You can view the The Great Bishnupriya Manipuris survey.


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