Solution:As per the Census, India has 121 major languages.
India speaks and writes in a wide variety of languages. In a country with many different languages and ethnic groups, like India, language is a crucial characteristic of the population. Moreover, India has a total of 121 languages and 270 mother tongues, according to the Census of India 2011 Report. Thus, according to the 8th Schedule of the Indian Constitution, 22 languages out of 121 are recognised as being the official languages of India. With 52.83 crore speakers, Hindi, one of India's official languages, is the most widely used language there. In other words, Hindi is spoken by 43.63 percent of the population. Bengali and Marathi are in second and third place, respectively after it.