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Aruvu is an ancient language of the Dalits living in South Bangalore and in particular Anekal Taluk.The Language currently does not have a script and it is only a spoken Language. The language is unique and languages like Kannada and Tamil find similarity with it.The language belongs to the oppressed class and its survival looks bleak unless it is resurrected through proper documentation.

Aruvu is spoken by 40% of Dalit population in Anekal and as of 2001 Census of India, Anekal had a population of 33160. there is not a single mention of this language spoken by Dalits anywhere in printmedia nor is it patronised by the leading political parties of Karnataka.

The language has an history of about 3000 years and yet to see the daylight outside Anekal.