Daily GFX | Bhojpuri among eight Indian languages in 25 most widely spoken in the world
Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, and Bhojpuri are the eight Indian languages among 25 most widely spoken languages in the world.
Chinese, which has two main dialects—Mandarin and Cantonese—is the most widely spoken language with a count of 1311 million speakers.
This is 17 times the 75 million people who speak Tamil, which is the 19th most widely spoken worldwide. Hindi with 341 million speakers is at number four — behind Spanish and English — and Bengali with 228 million is sixth, behind Arabic with all its variants.