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group of english dialects spoken primarily in the indian subcontinent
republic of india
~260,000 first language, or native, speakers. (2011 census of india) ~83 million second language speakers ~46 million third language speakers
latin, rarely in local scripts
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indian english is the regional variant of the english language spoken in the republic of india, and among the indian diaspora elsewhere in the world. the constitution of india has mandated hindi in the devanagari script to be the official language of the indian union; english is an additional official language for government work along with hindi. english is also the sole official language of the judiciary of india, unless a state governor or legislature has mandated the use of regional language, or presidential approval has been given for the use of regional languages in courts.
Indian English is the regional variant of the English language spoken in the Republic of India, and among the Indian diaspora elsewhere in the world. The Constitution of India has mandated Hindi in the Devanagari script to be the official language of the Indian union; English is an additional official language for government work along with Hindi. English is also the sole official language of the Judiciary of India, unless a state Governor or legislature has mandated the use of regional language, or Presidential approval has been given for the use of regional languages in courts.