- The Asur language figures in the list of UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger.
- The first transmission of a half-an-hour programme was organised near Netarhat on January 19. Since then, the prerecorded radio programmes have been aired on 16 different occasions
- As per the 2011 census, the tribe has a population of around 23,000 in Latehar and Gumla districts.
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