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languages in india

India is home land for several hundred languages. There are 414 living languages living in India. Indian languages can be classifieds into Indo-European 74 percent, the Dravidian 24 percent, the Austroasiatic (Munda) 1.2 percent, or the Tibeto-Burman 0.6percent families, with some languages of the Himalayas still unclassified. languages in india
LanguageFamilySpeakers (2001, in millions)[22]State(s)
Assamese/AxomiyaIndo-Aryan, Eastern13Assam, Arunachal Pradesh
BengaliIndo-Aryan, Eastern83 in IndiaWest Bengal, Tripura, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and also few regions of Assam
BodoTibeto-Burman1.4Assam
DogriIndo-Aryan, Northwestern2.3Jammu and Kashmir
GujaratiIndo-Aryan, Western46Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Gujarat
Standard HindiIndo-Aryan, Centralunknown[23]Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, the national capital territory of Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand
KannadaDravidian38Karnataka
KashmiriIndo-Aryan, Dardic5.5Jammu and Kashmir
KonkaniIndo-Aryan, Southern2.5 (7.6 per Ethnologue)Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala
MaithiliIndo-Aryan, Eastern12 (32 in India in 2000 per Ethnologue)Bihar
MalayalamDravidian33Kerala, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Puducherry
Manipuri (also Meitei or Meithei)Tibeto-Burman1.5Manipur
MarathiIndo-Aryan, Southern72Maharashtra, Goa, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka
NepaliIndo-Aryan, Northern2.9 in IndiaSikkim, West Bengal, Assam
OriyaIndo-Aryan, Eastern33Orissa
PunjabiIndo-Aryan, Northwestern29 in IndiaChandigarh, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab
SanskritIndo-Aryan0.01non-regional
SanthaliMunda6.5Santhal tribals of the Chota Nagpur Plateau (comprising the states of Bihar, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa)
SindhiIndo-Aryan, Northwestern2.5 in Indianon-regional
TamilDravidian61Tamil Nadu, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Puducherry
TeluguDravidian74Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry
UrduIndo-Aryan, Central52 in IndiaJammu and Kashmir, Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh

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