Is Tamil spoken in Delhi?

How many Tamils are there in Delhi?

States of India by Tamil speakers

State/territory 1981 census 2011 census
Tamil pop. Tamil pop.
Maharashtra 300,348 509,887
Kerala 603,188 502,516
Delhi 54,776 82,719

Which states in India speak Tamil?

Tamil language, member of the Dravidian language family, spoken primarily in India. It is the official language of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and the union territory of Puducherry (Pondicherry).

How many Tamil states are there in India?

This is for the first time that a state is converted into two Union Territories. The total number of states in the country will now be 28, with effect from 26th January 2020, India has 8 union territories.

India now has 28 states and 8 UTs.

S.NO 23
State Tamil Nadu
Capital Chennai
CM M. K. Stalin
Governor Banwarilal Purohit

Is Tamil a dying language?

Tamil. Tamil, a language spoken by about 78 million people and recognized as an official language in Sri Lanka and Singapore, is the only classical language that has survived all the way through to the modern world.

Which language is oldest in India?

Sanskrit (5000 years old)

Sanskrit is a widely spoken language in India. Almost all the ancient manuscripts of Hindusim, Jainism and Buddhism were written in this language.

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Which is oldest language in world?

Seven oldest surviving languages in the world.

  • Tamil: Origin (according to first appearance as script) – 300 BC. …
  • Sanskrit: Origin (according to first appearance as script) – 2000 BC. …
  • Greek: Origin (according to first appearance as script) – 1500 BC. …
  • Chinese: Origin (according to first appearance as script) – 1250 BC.

Why is Tamilnadu rich?

Services contributes to 55% of the economic activity in the state, followed by manufacturing at 34% and agriculture at 11%. Government is the major investor in the state, with 52% of total investments, followed by private Indian investors at 29.9% and foreign private investors at 14.9%.

Which is the 29th state in India?

Telangana was created on 2 June 2014 as ten former districts of north-western Andhra Pradesh.

Which state is best Kerala or Tamil Nadu?

Although the landscape may be similar to Sri lanka, Kerala would be relatively a better option than Tamil Nadu as there are more tourist options such as backwaters, beaches, palaces, cultural programes, spice plantation visits and elephant reserves.

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