Distribution of languages in India in states and union territories, inclusive of mother-tongues
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Published by CIIL in Mysore .
Written in English

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  • India

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  • India -- languages -- Statistics.

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Edition Notes

Revised version of the brochure published by the institute in 1971, based on the 1961 census date.

StatementCentral Institute of Indian Languages.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPK1541 .C4 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 264 p. ;
Number of Pages264
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5176138M
LC Control Number74902149

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  Press Trust of India More t languages or dialects are spoken in India as mother tongues, according to the latest analysis of a census released this week.. There are languages which.   Find information about Languages in India, Indian Languages Map, and List of Indian Languages by number of native speakers, Indian Scheduled Languages, States official languages, Local languages. They are further rationalized into mother tongues, and grouped under languages: Austro-Asiatic (14 languages, with a total population of %), Dravidian (17 languages, with a total population of %), Indo-European (Indo-Aryan, 19 languages, with a total population of %, and Germanic, 1 language, with a total population of 0. To fulfil this need, this Division was approved with the Project Linguistic Survey of India where the state-specific languages of the Indian States and Union Territories are under survey since The Census inventory of the identified and classified languages/ mother tongues is the basis of this survey operation discontinuing the earlier.

India has, in all ages, been a concept – more true on the mental map than being a physical reality. At the same time, she has also contributed to numerous ideas that form the basis of modern-day knowledge-based society. 2. Mother-Tongues and Languages There are different theories about how many of these mother-tongues qualify to be. India not only is concerned with inevitable multilingualism, but also with the rights of many millions of speakers of minority languages. As the political and cultural context privileges some major languages, linguistic minorities often feel discriminated against by the current language policy of the Union and the States. They experience on a daily basis that their mother tongues are deemed. Language in India ISSN August Prof. B. Mallikarjun Metamorphosis of ‘Hindi’ in Modern India The Linguistic Survey of India speaks movingly about Hindustani as an important dialect and a 'lingua franca of the greater part of India, spoken and understood over the whole. Santali (Ol Chiki: ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲᱤ), also known as Santhali, is the most widely spoken language of the Munda subfamily of the Austroasiatic languages, related to Ho and Mundari, spoken mainly in the Indian states of Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Mizoram, Odisha, Tripura and West Bengal. It is a recognised regional language of India per the Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution.

This article also describes the journey and evolution of official languages of India. Article and Schedule of Constitution dealing Official Languages of India. The constitution of India, in , recognized Hindi in Devanagari script as the official language of Union as per Article Overview. India's central government has 23 constitutionally recognized official languages. Hindi and English are typically used as an official language by the central government. State governments use their respective official languages.. Hindi is the most widely spoken language in the northern parts of India. The Indian census takes the widest possible definition of "Hindi" as a broad. More t languages or dialects are spoken in India as mother tongues, according to the latest analysis of a census released this week. There are languages which are spoken by 10, or more people in India, which has a population of crore, it said. 2. The data for tables and language statistics presented in this paper have been taken from the following two publications: Ashok Mitra () and Distribution of Languages in India in States and Union Territories (Inclusive of Mother-tongue), Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, 3.