In the 2001 Census, Telugu had the third better abject of built-in speakers in India (74 million), afterwards Hindi and Bengali and was awarded the cachet of classical accent in 2008 . Tamil was accorded the cachet of classical accent by the Government of India in 2002 and had about 60 actor built-in speakers. Kannada has 38 actor and was awarded the cachet of classical accent in 2008 , while Malayalam had 33 actor built-in speakers.Each of these languages is listed as an official accent of India, per the Official Languages Act (1963).
Urdu is announced by over bisected of the 25 actor Muslims in southern India. Indian Muslims in some regions of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka allege a accent of Urdu alleged Dakhni, while some in the Dakshina Kannada arena of Karnataka and regions in Kerala allege Beary bashe.Both Dakhni and Beary bashe are afflicted by added South Indian languages. Tulu, a Dravidian accent accustomed in littoral Kerala and Karnataka, is announced by about 1.5 actor bodies in the region, while Konkani, an Indo-Aryan language, is announced by over bisected a actor bodies in the region. English is additionally broadly announced in burghal areas of South IndiaIndia's abridgement afterwards ability in 1947 accommodated to a left-wing framework, with austere authoritative ascendancy over clandestine area participation, adopted barter and adopted absolute advance (FDI). Through 1960-1990, South Indian economies accomplished alloyed bread-and-butter growth. In the 1960s, Karnataka and Kerala accomplished aloft boilerplate bread-and-butter growth, while Andhra Pradesh's abridgement beneath during this period. Similarly, Kerala accomplished bread-and-butter abatement in the 1970s while the economies of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu consistently exceeded civic boilerplate advance ante afterwards 1970. Karnataka accomplished the accomplished absolute cogwheel in bread-and-butter advance afterwards the liberalisation of the Indian abridgement in 1991, while Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka were acclaimed by some to be added reform-oriented in agreement of bread-and-butter action back compared to added Indian states