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    Punjabi Language Movement In Pakistan Triluma

  • UAF to promote Waris Shah message, Punjabi language

    FAISALABAD: The University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) will set up the Waris Shah building to work on the wisdom from messages of saints and promote Punjabi language which is being vanished from society...

    Punjab University’s Dr Asmatullah Zahid said that Heer Waris Shah was the encyclopedia of the Punjabi language and culture...

  • A history of slander — Good language vs. bad language

    But, bear in mind that fighting in Afghanistan for a just cause on the behest of Pakistan does not mean the same thing as fighting in Pakistan on the behest of foreign powers...

    So, obviously, blowing up things by them becomes an equally just thing to do; whereas when BT do the same in Pakistan, it is certainly not the same thing...

  • ‘Struggle for promotion of Punjabi to continue’

    LAHORE: The National Conference of Languages and Cultures will be held next month to highlight the hurdles impeding recognition of all languages of Pakistan, according to World Punjabi Congress Chairman Fakhar Zaman...

    He was addressing at the International Vaisakhi Punjabi Mushaira here on Sunday...

  • POETRY: GERMAN CADENCES IN PUNJABI

    ”A translation of Bertolt Brecht’s poetry seasons universal thoughts with local flavourThe complication multiplies if the original work is not in a language the translator knows, but he is translating from another translation...

    However, Mushtaq Soofi takes it upon himself to translate Brecht’s poems into Punjabi...

  • A Punjabi writer with no formal education

    Gifted with a sharp eye and a seeker’s heart, Punjabi poet and novelist Nazar Hussain Jani was born to a daily-wage labourer in the small village of Goppay Raaey at the bank of the Ravi on the outskirts of Lahore...

    Jani is grateful to Sadiq Pervaiz of Bazm-i-Jehan-i-Waris for introducing him to the poetry of Punjabi classical poet Waris Shah...

  • Punjabi singer’s song in Indian film

    LAHORE: Punjabi singer and composer Bilal Saeed has sung an Urdu song for the upcoming Bollywood flick Ishqedarriyan...

    During a press conference at a café on MM Alam Road on Friday, Saeed said he usually sang Punjabi songs but in Ishqedarriyan, being released on May 15, he had sung an Urdu song...

  • A melodious voice of Punjabi folk singing

    Singing for the fellow shepherds in the grazing fields was the first platform for the Punjabi folk singer Safdar Mahi...

    Except for the traditional tune of Heer Waris Shah, which is unparalleled, I experimented with numerous traditional renderings of Punjabi classical poets,” Mahi claims...

  • Punjabi elite enemies of their own culture: Fakhar

    LAHORE: World Punjabi Congress chairman Fakhar Zaman has alleged that Punjabi bureaucracy, elite and politicians are enemy of their own language and culture, whereas the Sindhi, the Baloch and the Pashtun want Punjabi language to get its rightful place...

    He regretted that discriminatory treatment was consistently being meted out to Punjabi in the very land where it was born...

  • Call for mentioning Punjabi as mother tongue in census

    KASUR: Punjabi poets and singers at Vesakhi Mela in Mustafabad (Lalyani) on Saturday urged people to mention Punjabi as their mother tongue in the census...

    Vesakhi Mela is held every year on the platform of Punjabi Khoj Garh founded by poet Iqbal Qaiser who belongs to Lalyani...

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