Which of the following was the first language to be included in the list of Classical Languages of India?

Answer: [A] Tamil

Tamil was the first Classical Language of India. The government declared Tamil (in 2004) & Sanskrit (in 2005). Later the government declared Kannada and Telugu (in 2008) as classical languages of India. In 2013, Malayalam was also given status of classical language. In 2014, Odiya was also given the status of Classical language.

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