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Which one of the following languages has been included in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution as a result of 92nd Amendment ?
1. Bhojpuri
2. Dogri
3. Konkani
4. Magahi

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Correct Answer - Option 2 : Dogri

The correct answer is Dogri.

  • Bodo, Dogri, Maithali, and Santhali were added by the 92nd Amendment Act of 2003.
  • Dogri is a Northern Indo-Aryan language spoken by about five million people in India, chiefly in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • It is also spoken in the state of Himachal Pradesh, and in the northern Punjab region.
  • Dogri speakers are called Dogras.

  • The Eighth Schedule of the Indian Constitution includes 22 languages.
  • Originally, it had 14 languages but presently there are 22 languages.
  • The 22 languages are: (1) Assamese, (2) Bengali, (3) Gujarati, (4) Hindi, (5) Kannada, (6) Kashmiri, (7) Urdu (8) Malayalam, (9) Telugu, (10) Marathi, (11) Tamil,(12) Oriya, (13) Punjabi, (14) Sanskrit, (15) Sindhi, (16) Nepali,(17) Manipuri, (18) Konkani,(19) Bodo, (20) Santhali, (21) Maithili and (22) Dogri.
  • Sindhi was added by the 21st Amendment Act of 1967.
  • Konkani, Manipuri, and Nepali were added by the 71st Amendment Act of 1992.
  • Bodo, Dogri, Maithali, and Santhali were added by the 92nd Amendment Act of 2003.
  • Part XVII of the constitution consists of Articles on Official Language.
  • Article 343 - 351 - Official Languages.

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