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Answered by bankim roy, 15 Mar '09 01:11 pm

 
  
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Language ↓ 2001 census[1]
(total population 1,004.59 million) 1991 censusIndian Census [2]
(total population 838.14 million) Encarta estimate (2007) ↓
Speakers Percentage Speakers Percentage Speakers
1 Hindi [1] 422,048,642 41.03%▲ 337,272,114[2] 40.0% 336 M
2 Bengali 83,369,769 8.11%▼ 69,595,738 8.30% -
3 Telugu 74,002,856 7.37%▼ 66,017,615 7.87% 89.7 M
4 Marathi 71,936,894 6.99% ▼ 62,481,681 7.45% 68.0 M
5 Tamil 60,793,814 5.91%▼ 53,006,368 6.32% 66.0 M
6 Urdu 51,536,111 5.01%▼ 43,406,932 5.18% 60.3 M ...more
Answered by radhikamruta, 15 Mar '09 04:43 am

 
  
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