44. How Can a Country Function with More than One Official Language?
The Five-Minute Linguist - Bite-sized Essays on Language and Languages Third Edition - Caroline Myrick
Vijay Gambhir [+]
University of Pennsylvania
Countries with multiple languages and strong regional, linguistic or cultural identities often have to settle with more than one official language. This essay describes how pluralistic India functions with its two official languages and multiple other languages recognized by the Constitution of India.