Hindi is most spoken Indian language in US

INTERhindusaWith around 650,000 people speaking it, Hindi has turned out to be the most spoken Indian language in the US.

The US Census Bureau said that over 60 million people in the US speak a language other than English at home, 25 million of whom speak English.

Nearly 400,000 speak Urdu, and Gujarati is spoken by over 370,000 people. Bengali and Punjabi are spoken by over 250,000 people each and Assamese about 23400, Oriya over 5000 and Kashmiri about 1700 people in the US.

One census Bureau statistician said knowing the number of languages and how many speak them in a particular area provides valuable information to policymakers, planners and researchers.