Some articles on official, official language, languages:
... movements in Tamil Nadu, and concerned the official status of Hindi in the state and in the Indian Republic ... Adoption of an official language for the Indian Republic was a hotly debated issue during the framing of the Indian Constitution after India's independence ... After an exhaustive and divisive debate, Hindi was adopted as the official language of India with English continuing as an associate official language for a period of fifteen years, after ...
... many cities around the globe, a majority of the population frequently speaks two or more languages ... York Paris Sydney and Vancouver, where dozens of languages can be heard, but the majority of the population are monolingual ... Andorra la Vella, Andorra — Catalan (official), Spanish, Portuguese, French and Occitan ...
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