New Delhi: Hindi and Bangla have outrun several languages in the country. The number of those who know Urdu and Sanskrit are falling constantly.
Speakers for different Indian languages?
- According to the 2011 census data, 43.63% of the people speak Hindi in India, in 2001 it was 41.03%.
- Bangla speakers are 8.11% .This figure was 8.3% in 2001.
- Marathi speaking population is 7.09% The first Marathi speakers were 6.99 percent.
- There has been a decline in Telugu speakers from 7.9% to 6.93 %
- Telugu speakers now 6.93% In 2001, Telugu was 7.19% speaking.
- Only 24821 people speak Sanskrit in India. The number of Sanskrit speakers is less than those who speak Bodo, Manipuri, Konkani and Dogri.
- The number of speakers for Urdu has also declined. Urdu language is at number 7.
- The mother tongue of 4.74% population is Gujrati.
- The mother tongue of 2.6 lakh people in the country is English. Of these, 1.06 lakhs live in Maharashtra.
- The mother tongue of 1.04 crore people in the state is Bhili or Bhilodi. This language is not included in the eighth schedule of the Constitution.
- Gothi is the mother tongue of 29 million people.