‘780 languages spoken in India, 250 died out in last 50 years’

By IANS – KOLKATA

16th July 2013 08:11 PM

While people in India presently speak in 780 different languages, the country has lost nearly 250 languages in the last 50 years, an expert said here Tuesday.

The People’s Linguistic Survey of India (PLSI) has completed a comprehensive linguistic survey 

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