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ON LANGUAGES SPOKEN IN INDIA


Did you know that India is one of the richest multilingual countries in the world ?


Did you know that out of 600 languages in India 198 languages are threatened with extinction,more than anywhere else in the world ?


Did you know that a Greater Andamanese language is believed to be 65000 years old ?


Startling facts as revealed by Rudraneil Sengupta in his remarkable article published in Mint on 8 October 2011. 

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Mapping India | We the speakers

Just how many languages co-exist in India? A new survey is throwing up some startling figures

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