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THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
OCTOBER 25, 2012

   
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THE OFFICIAL LANGUAGES

 

Hindi has been prescribed by the Constitution as the official language of the Union (The condition being that English will also continue for a limited period of 15 years for official purposes (Art. 351). However, the use of English can be further extended for a specified period and the Parliament has made the Official Languages Act, 1963 accordingly.

 

 

 

Consequently, both English and Hindi (Devnagari script) are recognized as official languages and can be used for official purposes of the Union.



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