What are India’s official languages?

Does India have an official language?

There is no national language in India. However, article 343(1) of the Indian constitution specifically mentions that, “The official language of the Union shall be Hindi in Devanagari script. … States within India have the liberty and powers to specify their own official language(s) through legislation.

What are the 21 official languages in India?

They include, besides Sanskrit, the following 21 modern Indian languages: Assamese, Bangla, Bodo, Dogri, Gujarati, Hindi, Kashmiri, Kannada, Konkani, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Santali, Sindhi, and Urdu.

Which state official language is English in India?

List of Indian States with English as the official language

State Official language(s) Additional official language(s)
Arunachal Pradesh English
Himachal Pradesh Hindi English
Manipur Meitei (Manipuri) English
Meghalaya English Khasi and Garo

Which language is known as Queen of script?

Kannada had a huge boost during the Vijayanagar period. Shri Vinoba Bhave called “Kannada” script the “Queen of World Scripts” – “Vishwa Lipigala Raani”.

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