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Languages of Himachal Pradesh

There are several languages in Himachal Pradesh that are commonly spoken by the people there. Hindi is the official language of the state. Apart from Hindi, people speak different languages including Pahari languages, Punjabi, Kangri, Dogri and Kinnauri.

People mostly converse in Pahari languages; these are Indo-Aryan languages that have been derived from Sanskrit and Prakrit. The Pahari languages have been segregated into Northern Pahari, Eastern Pahari and Western Pahari. In Himachal Pradesh, Western Pahari form is predominantly spoken. In Shimla, the capital of the state, Sirmauri and Keonthali, the Pahari dialects are spoken. Chambiali, Mandeali, Kuluhi, Himachali and Churahi are the other Pahari dialects spoken in the state.


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