Official languages of Union govt of India
The central level official language of the Republic of India is Hindi in the Devanagari script and English. Each Indian state can legislate its own official language. Hindi is a major language spoken by nearly 40 percent of Indians and no other language is spoken by more than 10% of the population of India.[citation needed] English, widely used in business and politics, was retained for official use for the convenience of non Hindi speakers, particularly in Tamil Nādu and West Bengal. The Eighth Schedule to the Indian constitution lists 22 languages that the Government of India has the responsibility to develop. Neither the Constitution of India, nor any Indian law defines any national language for the country.
States specify their own official language(s) through legislation. The section of the Constitution of India dealing with official languages therefore includes detailed provisions which deal not just with the languages used for the official purposes of the union, but also with the languages that are to be used for the official purposes of each state and union territory in the country, and the languages that are to be used for communication between the union and the states inter se.
During the British Raj, English was used for most official purposes both at the federal level and in the various states. The Indian constitution adopted in 1950 envisaged that Hindi would be gradually phased in to replace English over a fifteen-year period, but gave Parliament the power to, by law, provide for the continued use of English even thereafter.Resistance to making Hindi the sole official language, however, has resulted in English being retained in official usage. English continues to be used today, in combination with Hindi (at the central level and in some states) and State official languages at the state level.
The legal framework governing the use of languages for official purpose currently includes the Constitution, the Official Languages Act, 1963, Official Languages (Use for Official Purpose of the Union) Rules, 1976, and various state laws, as well as rules and regulations made by the central government and the states.[citation needed]

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Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment Government of India ... Continuance of English language for official purposes of the Union and for use in Parliament.
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