What is the official language of Chandigarh?

What is the official language of Chandigarh?
| What is the official language of Chandigarh?

A. Hindi

B. Punjabi

C. English

D. Urdu

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Right Answer is: C

SOLUTION

The Correct Answer is English.

  • English is Chandigarh's sole official language.
  • The majority of the population speak Hindi (73.60%) while 22.03% speak Punjabi.
  • Government schools use textbooks from English, Hindi, and Punjabi.
  • On 1 November 1966, Haryana's newly formed state was carved from the eastern portion of East Punjab to create a new state in that portion for the majority of Haryanvi-speaking people, while East Punjab's western portion retained a majority of Punjab-speaking people and was renamed Punjab's.