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Languages of India

The Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India, as of 1 December 2007, lists 22 languages. 



Languages as mentioned in the 8th schedule of Art. 344(1) and 351 are as follows:
  •     Assamese
  •     Bengali
  •     Bodo  [by Constitution (Ninety Second amendment) Act, 1992]
  •     Dogri   [by Constitution (Seventy First amendment) Act, 1992]
  •     Gujarati
  •     Hindi
  •     Kannada
  •     Kashmiri
  •     Konkani  [by Constitution (Seventy First amendment) Act, 1992]
  •     Maithili   [by Constitution (Ninety Second amendment) Act, 2003]
  •     Malayalam
  •     Manipuri  [by Constitution (Seventy First amendment) Act, 1992]
  •     Marathi
  •     Nepali [by Constitution (Seventy First amendment) Act, 1992]
  •     Odia
  •     Punjabi
  •     Sanskrit
  •     Santhali [by Constitution (Ninety Second Amendment) Act, 2003]
  •     Sindhi  [by Constitution (Twenty First amendment) Act, 1967]
  •     Tamil
  •     Telugu
  •     Urdu