Punjabi language and culture Archive

Zulifqar Mirza versus MQM case (I) -by Manzur Ejaz: First of all let me state a disqualifier: All Urdu Speaking Muhajirs are not associated with MQM or religious parties of this ethnic group. The very fact that PPP candidates give a hard time to non-PPP/religious/ethnic politicians show that
The day Ahmad Kharal fell -by Shafqat Tanvir Mirza: Rai Ahmed Khan Kharal was one of the greatest freedom fighters in the Punjab rebellion of 1857. It was Sept 21, 1857, when a bard or a folk poet of dholas had said: (With the fall of Ahmad (Khan
The real ‘National’ languages – by NAD Pukhtunyar: The Pukhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party, while observing the following: 1 Pakistan is a state comprising five different ethnicities/nations; 2 The national, economic and cultural rights of all the nationalities are invoilable; 3 All institutions of the state such as
A crass decision by the Punjab government – Guest post by Sakib Ahmad: The government of the Punjab has made a decision to require all schools in the province to introduce English as the medium of instruction from the beginning of the next school year. I cannot find words strong enough to