|Region||Bilaspur district, Himachal Pradesh|
|(295,000 cited 1991)|
Census results conflate some speakers with Hindi and Punjabi languages
Official language in
|No official status|
Bilaspuri, or Kahluri is a language spoken in northern India, predominantly in the Bilaspur district of Himachal Pradesh and in the Rupnagar district of the Punjab state. It is associated with the people of the former princely state of Bilaspur in the Punjab Hills.
Bilaspuri is classified as one of the varieties of the Western Pahari language group.
- Bilaspuri at Ethnologue (20th ed., 2017)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Bilaspuri". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Masica, Colin P. (1991). The Indo-Aryan languages. Cambridge language surveys. Cambridge University Press. p. 439. ISBN 978-0-521-23420-7.
- Singh, Amitjit. "The Language Divide in Punjab." Sagar, Volume 4, Number 1, Spring 1997.
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