Classical status for Indian language - Indian polity and Governance

Q.  Consider the following statements

1. Odiya became first language from Indo-Aryan group to get classical status
2. Sanskrit was first language to be declared as classical language

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

- Published on 06 May 15

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both
d. None

ANSWER: Only 1
Tamil (2004), Sanskrit (2005), Telugu (2008), Kannada (2008), Malayalam (2013), Odiya (2014)

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