ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Language and Politics

On paper Urdu enjoys constitutional safeguards designed to protect minority languages. But in practice, state apathy has shrunk the sphere of Urdu. Urdu should be protected not only as a part of the cultural rights of minorities but also because it is a culture and a civilisation in itself.
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