• urdu asa basis of national unity
    Every nation needs some marks of identity. Language is also amark of identification of any nation. Pakistan is a federation of four provinces and its national language is URDU. URDU- THE NATIONAL LANGUAGE OF PAKISTAN Urdu is our national language. It has played an importyant role in the...
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  • Askaria College
    national language of Pakistan has been disastrous to the country.  Urdu language evolved during the declining period of Muslim rule in South Asia. But Persian (Farsi) always remained the official language of South Asia during the Muslim rule. Turkic and Arabic languages were also popular, Turkic...
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  • Last Day of Sardar
    languages of Pakistan are Urdu and English. Urdu is the national language and lingua franca of Pakistan. As mentioned by Nasir Islam in his article Islam and national Identity: The case of Pakistan and Bangladesh, “Urdu is widely used, both formally and informally, for personal letters as well as public...
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  • English Urdu Relationship
    for Urdu as the sole national language as well as those who emphasize that only Urdu should be promoted in Pakistan, whether or not at the cost of other languages. Jinnah called it the ìState Language of Pakistan,î neither national nor official. But the Bengali intelligentsia were unhappy because...
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  • Linguistics in Pakistan
    in Pakistan’. World Englishes 12: 2: 147- 56. Akhtar, Saleem. 1995. Urdu Zahan Ki Mukhtasar Tareen Tareekh [Urdu: The briefest History of the Urdu Language]. Islamabad: National Language Authority. Akhund, Hidayat Ullah. 1994. ‘Sindhi Boli Jo Tarikhi Pas Manzar’ [Sindhi: The Historical...
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  • Urdu English
    -ENGLISH CONTROVERSY IN PAKISTAN 179 polemical and methodologically unreliable books. Some of them are, indeed, part of the pro-Urdu campaign by such official institutions as the National Language Authority, because of which they articulate only the official language policy (Kamran, 1992...
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  • National Integration
    mother tongue of only seven percent of Pakistan’s population, historical circumstances have placed it in the position of being officially designated as the national language of Pakistan. The two major factors in favour of Urdu were the emergence of Urdu as a secondary symbol of Muslim identity in...
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  • The Status and Role of Regional Languages in Higher Education in Pakistan
    multiple languages; it has Balochi, Pushto, Brohi and a sprinkling of Seraiki and Punjabi (Haque, 1983: 13 Á/ 18). The national language Urdu is the mother tongue of only 7.57% of Pakistanis. The 1998 Census Report states the population of Pakistan as 145.5 million. Thus, in actual terms, even...
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  • Spoken Language
    culture and my parents believe that this will give me more job opportunities. Also my parents have influenced me to speak Urdu as well, as it is Pakistan national language and my second mother’s language. This also affects my culture as Pakistan national language is Urdu and my parents are from Pakistan...
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  • Language Learning
    four other categories. For the first time a team from Pakistan gained the title of world champions and runners-up in this competition. Laying a sound base in any language can only be done at the school level. Thus, schools such as LACAS make A-Level Urdu compulsory for their A-Level students which...
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  • Why Pakistani People Have Lost a Sense of Nationality
    ’, where by Urdu was declared as the national language of Pakistan while Urdu was the influencing language only in West Pakistan. This language controversy and some other strategies which lead to the deprived feelings among the natives of East Pakistan and the ultimate consequence was an identity crisis in...
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  • Fall of National Pride
    one and four provinces respectively. Population of East Pakistan alone was more than that of the total population of the four provinces of West Pakistan. The seeds of identity crisis were sown with the ‘language controversy’, where by Urdu was declared as the national language of Pakistan while Urdu...
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  • Ideology of Pakistan
    could have the freedom to practice their religion and live their lives as free individuals of an independent country. There are five principles/elements of the ideological foundation of Pakistan. 1. Islam 2. Two Nation Theory 3. Territorial Land 4. Democratic System 5. Urdu Language 1...
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  • Amrita Pritam
    Pakistan abandoned Punjabi and made Urdu a communal badge of their ethnic identity. Even in British Punjab they were committed to Urdu since it was the language of their religious identity. In Indian Punjab, Hindus started cultivating Hindi with fanatic devotion and Punjabi became a symbol of the...
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  • Pak Study Notes
    - National Language of Pakistan * 3 Evolution of Urdu * 4 Progress of Urdu Language * 5 Qualities of Urdu * 6 Rich Treasure of Prose and Poetry * 7 Urdu - An Important Part of Our Cultural Heritage * 8 Importance of Urdu in National Life * 9 Conclusion Introduction Language is the only media by...
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  • Human Rights Violation of Biharis in Bangladesh
    , language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination. These rights are all interrelated, interdependent and indivisible. Stranded Biharis in Bangladesh are now citizens of Bangladesh; they have national ID cards and also have voting rights now. But despite...
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  • ideology of pakistan
    should have an opportunity to live according to the faith and creed based on the Islamic principles. Quaid-e-Azam once said: “Pakistan was created the day the first Indian national entered the field of Islam.” From the above statement, it is clear that ideology of Pakistan is an Islamic one. Two...
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  • Reserch Papers
    Indigenously creation of a centralized Data Warehouse, Network Infrastructure and Interactive Data Acquisition Acquisition Systems to issue secure Computerized Computerized National Identity Cards (CNIC). Also to provide base for the better governance of Pakistan and prove as a model organization for...
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  • Impact of western culture on pakistani culture
    their language and have associated it with prestige and class. This problem has been further aggravated by the excessive exposure and the media influence. Even our education is now focusing too much on English at all levels. Urdu has been replaced by the English language on all official levels as...
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  • Hurdles Impeding Development of Pakistan
    this issue is • Should be according to local and domestic values, norms and practices Language Issues Despite the shared religion of its overwhelmingly Muslim population, Pakistan has been engaged in a precarious struggle to define a national identity and evolve a politico economic system for its...
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