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Marathi language: Indo-Aryan language
Marathi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken predominantly by around 83 million Marathi people of Maharashtra, India. It is the official language and co-official language in the Maharashtra and Goa states of Western India, respectively, and is one of the 22 scheduled languages of India. At 83 million speakers in 2011, Marathi ranks 19th in the list of most spoken languages in the world. Marathi has the third largest number of native speakers in India, after Hindi and Bengali. The language has some of the oldest literature of all modern Indian languages, dating back to around 900 AD. The major dialects of Marathi are Standard Marathi and the Varhadi dialect. Koli and Malvani Konkani have been heavily influenced by Marathi varieties.

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Marathi is must for central, international boards as well: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis

Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday reiterated that teaching Marathi will be made mandatory in all schools across the state affiliated to any central, state or international education boards.
DNA - Published

Marathi must for all boards in Maharashtra: CM Fadnavis


IndiaTimes - Published

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