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There are more than twenty five languages that people in India speak. Among them, Hindi is used by most of the people. Since there are more number of states in India where people use a separate one in most of the states as a medium of communication, making India a unique country. To name a few, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Punjabi, Sindhi and many more. Few states among all others, use their own official languages for all government and non-governmental purposes within the states. Here is a list of them with little summary about the same.

Urdu

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Urdu (/ˈʊərduː/;[10] Urdu: اُردُو‎ ALA-LC: Urdū [ˈʊrd̪uː] ( listen), or Modern Standard Urdu) is a Persianized, Arabized, and also a standardisedregister language of the Hindustani dialect.[11][12] It is the official national language and lingua franca of Pakistan. Urdu was considered to be one [...]

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Telugu

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Telugu (English: /ˈtɛlᵿɡuː/;[4] telugu [t̪el̪uɡu]) is a Dravidian language native to India. It stands alongside Hindi, English, and Bengali as one of the few languages with official status in more than one Indian state;[5] Telugu is [...]

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Tamil

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Tamil (English: /ˈtæmɪl/; தமிழ் Tamiḻ [t̪ɐmɨɻ],  pronunciation (help·info)) is a Dravidian language predominantly spoken by the Tamil people of India and Sri Lanka, and also by the Tamil diaspora, Sri Lankan Moors, Burghers, Douglas, and Chindians. Tamil is an official language of two countries, Sri [...]

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Sindhi

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Sindhi /ˈsɪndi/[6] (سنڌي, सिन्धी, , ਸਿੰਧੀ) is an Indo-Aryan language of the historical Sindh region, spoken by the Sindhi people. It is the official language of the Pakistani province of Sindh.[7][8][9] In India, Sindhi is one of [...]

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Santali

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Santhali (Ol Chiki: ᱥᱟᱱᱛᱟᱲᱤ) is a language in the Munda subfamily of Austroasiatic languages, related to Ho and Mundari. It is spoken by around 6.2 million people in India (ᱥᱤᱧᱚᱛ), Bangladesh (ᱵᱟᱝᱞᱟᱫᱮᱥ), Bhutan (ᱵᱷᱩᱴᱟᱱ) and Nepal (ᱱᱮᱯᱟᱲ). Most of its speakers live [...]

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Sanskrit

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Sanskrit (IAST: Saṃskṛtam; IPA: [sə̃skr̩t̪əm][a]) is the primary liturgical language of Hinduism ; a philosophical language of Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism, and Jainism; and a literary language and lingua franca of ancient and medieval India and Nepal.[6] As a result of transmission of Hindu and Buddhist [...]

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Punjabi

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Punjabi (/pʌnˈdʒɑːbi/;[3] Shahmukhi: پنجابی paṉjābī; Gurmukhi: ਪੰਜਾਬੀ pañjābī)[4] is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by over 100 million native speakers worldwide, making it the 11th most widely spoken language (2015)[5][6] in the world. It is the native [...]

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Odia

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Odia (/əˈdiːə/) or Oriya (/ɒˈriːə/; both renderings of Odia: ଓଡ଼ିଆ  oḍiā (help·info)) is a language spoken by 4.2% of India's population.[5] It is an Indo-Aryan language that is spoken mostly in eastern India, with around [...]

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Nepali

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Nepali, also called Gurkha, Gorkhali, Gurkhali, or Khaskura, is an Indo-Aryan language derived from Sanskrit. It is the official language and de facto lingua franca of Nepal. It is spoken chiefly by Pahari people in Nepal [...]

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Marathi

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Marathi (English: /məˈrɑːti/;[9] मराठी Marāṭhī; Marathi: [məˈɾaʈʰi] ( listen)) is an Indian language spoken predominantly by the Marathi people of Maharashtra. It is the official language and co-official language in the Maharashtra and Goa states of Western India, respectively, and is [...]

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