Why an international language is required to unite people speaking 22 different official languages?India has 22 official languages mentioned in the eighth schedule of our Constitution. These languages are -
English is also an official language of India. However, we the people of India are united through English which is an international language as well as an official language of India. Yesterday after going through a thread raised by a fellow ISCian for discussing whether Sanskrit is older than Tamil, this question came to my mind as to why an international language is required to unite people speaking 22 different official languages?