Contents: Foreword. 1. Telugu/A. Usha Devi and D. Chandrasekhar Reddy. 2. Deccani Urdu-Its Origin and Survival/Jameela Nishat and Harbir Kaur Arora. 3. Scheduled Languages as Minority Languages in Andhra Pradesh/A. Subash. 4. Gadaba/Compiled by A. Usha Devi. 5. Savara/Murlidhar, Vedantam. 6. Konda/Janni Appanna Dora, Janni Soni and G.V. Ramesh. 7. Gondi/Todasam Dev Rao and Chahkati Dasru. 8. Koya/Payam Venkatratnam, Karam Ranga Rao and A. Usha Devi. 9. Kui/Compiled by A. Usha Devi. 10. Kuvi/Pangi Eshwari and Pangi Shiva Rao. 11. Banjara/Lambadi/B. Sevya, S. Ravi Naik and V. Chandralal Naik. 12. Chenchu/Dasari Chinna Mooganna and Thokala Guravayya. 13. Yerukala/K. Ganganna Yerukala, O.V. Sudhakar Yerukala and V. Shiva Shankar. 14. Kupiya/Sagari Vishwanatham and T. Nageshwar Rao. 15. Muliya/Beebarta Abhimaan and Vantala Prasad Rao. 16. The Lesser Known Languages of Andhra Pradesh. Bibliography. Index. This volume of the People’s Linguistic Survey of India, The Languages of Andhra Pradesh (volume three, part two-AP), discusses the languages spoken in Andhra Pradesh. The state boasts of a rich history and cultural heritage and has a vibrant linguistic landscape. Telugu, the official language, has been declared a Classical Language owing to its prosperous literary tradition which is discussed in the volume. The state is home to several communities, whose languages are also examined along with their grammatical features, domains of use, folktales, folk songs and vocabulary lists. The volume hopes to shed light on the status of languages in the state and acquaint the reader with the state’s multilingual nature.