India | West Bengal


Bengali, also known as Bangla, is the most spoken language in West Bengal and Bangladesh. 'Bengali' is the word that stands for both the language and the people who speak the language. Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore is the most famous Bengali writer. Bengali language uses the Bengali script which is derived from the ancient Brahmi script. Bengali is one of the top 10 most spoken languages of the world and has 211 million speakers worldwide.

Updated on 7th June, 2005


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