Names of the Republic of India in its official languages

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The following table lists the names of the Republic of India in each of the twenty-three constitutionally recognised languages listed in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India.[1] Hindi and Indian English are the official languages and are, as such, utilised by the Union Government for official work.[2]

Language Long form Transliteration Short form Transliteration
Assamese Bharôt Gônôrajyô Bharôt
Bengali Bharôtiyô Prôjatôntrô Bharôt, Bharôtbôrshô
Bodo
Dogri
English[3] Republic of India India
Gujarati Bhārtiya Gantāntrā Bhārat
Hindi Bhārat Gaṇarājya Bhārat
Kannada Bhārata Gaṇarājya Bhārata
Kashmiri جمہوٗرِیت بًارت
जम्हूरियत भारत
Jumhūrīyat Bhārat بًارت
भारत
Bhārat
Konkani
भारत गणराज्य or ಭಾರತ ಗಣರಾಜ್ಯ
Bhārat Gaṇarājya
भारत or ಭಾರತ
Bhārat
Maithili
ভারত গণরাজ্য / भारत गणराज्य
Bharat Ganarajya Bharat
Malayalam ഭാരത മഹാരാജ്യം Bhārata Mahārājyam ഭാരതം Bhāratam
Meitei Manipuri
ভারত গণরাজ্য
Bharôt Gônôrajyô Bharôt
Marathi Bhārtiya Prajāsattāk Bhārat,
Nepali Bhārat Gaṇarādzya Bhārat
Oriya Bhārôtô Gônôrājyô Bhārôtô
Punjabi Pā̀rat Gaṇtantar Pā̀rat
Sanskrit Bhāratamahārājyam Bhāratam
Santhali
Sindhi
भारत गणराज्य
Bhārat Gaṇarājya
भारत,
Bhārat
Tamil[4] Intiyak kudiyarasu Intiyā
Telugu Bhārata Gaṇataṇtra Rājyamu Bhārata Desamu
Urdu Jumhūrīyat-e Bhārat
بھارت or ہندوستان
Bhārat or Hindustan

Other recognised languages[edit]

Language Long form Transliteration Short form Transliteration
Bhojpuri Bhārat Gaṇarājya
भारत
Bhārat

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eighth Schedule". National Informatics Centre (NIC). 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-26. 
  2. ^ "The Union: Official Language". National Informatics Centre (NIC). 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-24. 
  3. ^ "CIA Factbook: India". CIA. Retrieved 2007-03-10. 
  4. ^ "Government of Tamil Nadu Official site". National Informatics Centre (NIC). 2007. Retrieved 2007-06-26.