Why are many different languages spoken in Mumbai?

Which language is mostly spoken in Mumbai?

The 4 languages primarily spoken throughout the Mumbai Suburban District are Marathi, Hindi, English and Gujarati.

Why is Hindi spoken in Mumbai?

After hindi the most common spoken language is english and after that marathi. Yes, Hindi is our National language & we all take pride in speaking hindi. Along with Hindi people of Mumbai are proud to speak in their language Marathi. Mumbai is in state of Maharashtra & hence has shares proud history of Maharashtrians.

Do most people speak English in Mumbai?

The guesses varied from 40%-80%, which is much higher than the estimated approximately 10% of the population that does actually speak the language fluently. The video also addressed stereotypes in Western culture about the Indian accent, like the character Apu from The Simpsons.

What is the religion of Mumbai?

Hinduism is majority religion in Mumbai city with 65.99 % followers. Islam is second most popular religion in city of Mumbai with approximately 20.65 % following it. In Mumbai city, Christinity is followed by 3.27 %, Jainism by 4.10 %, Sikhism by 0.49 % and Buddhism by 0.49 %.

What is the famous festival of Mumbai?

Holi, Good Friday, Dussera, , [Ganesh Chaturthi] and Maha Shivratri are some of the festivals in the city. Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the major festivals, celebrated in the city with great fervor.

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Can I survive with Hindi in Mumbai?

It is possible to speak any language peppered with some broken English or Hindi-like words to get one’s way around in Mumbai. It is possible to live, work and play here without knowing Marathi, the language spoken by the largest number of Mumbaiites. Some would call it the mother language of the city.

Are Marathi and Hindi similar?

Marathi and Hindi both derive from Sanskrit and are written in the same script (though Marathi also used to be written in a cursive script called Madi). Hence, they do have lots of similarities. Gramatically, I would say that Marathi is more complex than Hindi, and uses more sounds too.

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