Spoken L1 Language: Bengali
- AES status:
- not endangered
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2021
- Bengali (ben-ben) = 1 (National). Statutory national language (1972, Constitution, Article 3), has been reinforced by the Bengali Language Introduction Act of 1987 to fully enact Article 3 of the Constitution, making the use of Bengali compulsory at all levels of state activities except in foreign affairs.