Language indexes identity.

North -East India has been occupying a unique position in India. This multi ethnic society is a home to large number of ethnic groups. These groups belong to different racial stocks, speak different languages and have varied socio-cultural traditions. An ethnic group is a group, whose members identify with each other, through a common heritage, often consisting of common language, common culture that stresses on common heritage. Dr.  Kakoli Dey a scholar in Sociolinguistics, phonetics and phonology takes a look at how Language indexes identity.