How many mother tongues are spoken in India?

Press Trust of India More than 19,500 languages or dialects are spoken in India as mother tongues, according to the latest analysis of a census released this week. There are 121 languages which are spoken by 10,000 or more people in India, which has a population of 121 crore, it said.

How many Indians have their mother tongue Hindi?

More than one million speakers

First language speakers
Language Figure % of total population
Hindi 528,347,193 43.63%
English 259,678 0.02%
Bengali 97,237,669 8.03%

How many people speak Hindi mother tongue?

Data: Just 26% of Indians speak Hindi as mother tongue

Only about 26% of Indians speak Hindi as mother tongue under the broader Hindi language grouping (according to Census 2011). Close to 40% of the Hindi language speakers speak mother tongues other than Hindi.

Which is the beautiful language in India?

India is famous for its linguistic diversity, and one of the most beautiful languages spoken on the Indian Subcontinent is certainly Bengali. It has a gorgeous writing system to begin with, and a flowing sound that one of the world’s greatest poets, Rabindranath Tagore, used to create his art.

Which is the best language in the world?

The Top 10 Business Languages of the World in 2018 by GDP (IMF)

Rank Language % of World GDP
1 English 20.77%
2 Chinese 19.64%
3 Spanish 6.04%
4 Arabic 5.25%
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Can Gujaratis speak Hindi?

Hindi is a foreign language for Gujaratis, says Gujarat high court.

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