Nagpuri or Sadri is the predominantly spoken language, and it works as a lingua franca among them. But the dialect spoken in Assam is totally different to the tone spoken in Chotanagpur region because the tone spoken in Assam is heavily influenced by the Bengali and Assamese languageand in some lesser extent by the Odia. Santhali, Mundari, Kurukh, and Oriya are also spoken by few segments of the community. The population of Santhali speakers and Odia speakers are over 300,000 each. With steady rise in literacy level newer generations are becoming fluent in standard Hindi, Assamese and English.