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India is a land of diverse linguistic compositions. The linguistic composition of India comprises more than 179 languages and 574 local dialects. According to the constitution, there are 22 scheduled languages. There are 4 linguistic families in India which are Austric, Dravidia, Sino-Tibetan and Indo-European. These groups have their own composition with Indo European or Aryan being in the top as the largest group of 73%, next the Sino Tibetans makes up the smallest group with 0.85% while Dravidian languages are mostly spoken in south India with 20% composition and Austric as 1.38%. These languages further have their sub-families and branches. They pertain to certain regions across India.

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