Urdu declared sole national language in pakistan: 1948: hindi granted separate status and official precedence over urdu and all other languages in the republic of. Although the need to have a language for hindus developed post 1850, the irrevocable birth of the hindi language took place in 1880 urdu is a name derived from the turkic word ordu (army) or orda. National language is a driving force behind national unity, writes asim nawaz abbassi, 27, of islamabad in pakistan, yet in spite of having constitutional status there is no plan to promote the use of urdu in pakistan english is becoming the symbol of the elite. In 1947, both india and pakistan were given independence from britain india was able to establish hindi as its national language with minimal problems pakistan on the other hand, was created with. For a country seven decades old, pakistan is dealing with a surprisingly fundamental political and cultural problem: a struggle over what language to use for government the supreme court has ordered the government to use the constitutionally mandated national language, urdu, in place of english in the many contexts where english is.
Indian national languages india has 18 recognized officially spoken languages however, english continues to be an accepted means. The top court will soon take up two contempt petitions against prime minister nawaz sharif for not notifying urdu as the national language, despite explicit court orders the three-judge apex court bench headed by justice mushir alam will hear the petitions on january 28 mehmood akhtar naqvi and. In 1980, the national language authority of pakistan developed a new keyboard layout for typewriters based on naskh script the keyboard had 46 keys to type 71 urdu consonants, vowels, diacritics, and punctuation marks, and 21 key symbols for arithmetic calculations and digits. It is the first language of most muhajirs (muslim refugees who fled from different parts of india after independence of pakistan in 1947)  muhajir people urdu language who form nearly 8% of pakistan's population, and is an acquired second language for the rest as pakistan's national language, urdu has been promoted to promote national unity. How can the answer be improved.
(this article is courtesy of the pakistani news agency 'dawn') will urdu ‘unify’ our national identity asna aliupdated september 30, 2015 84 74 those who consider introducing urdu as an official language as a matter of unifying our national identity are mistaken —illustration by khuda bux abro/dawn “i know there. Urdu (اردو)urdu is an indo-aryan language with about 104 million speakers, including those who speak it as a second language it is the national language of pakistan and is closely related to and mutually intelligible with hindi, though a lot of urdu vocabulary comes from persian and arabic, while hindi contains more vocabulary from sanskrit. M g abbas malik is a researcher that is working on the computational linguistics of south asian language like hindi, urdu, punjabi, sindhi, pashto, balochi, etc he has done his msc in computer sciences from punjabi university college of information technology, lahore, pakistan, his ms in computer sciences and linguistics from university of. Importance of urdu as a national language : the importance of national language is evident as at the time of creation of pakistan, muslims were introduced as a separate nation on the basis of religion, culture as well as language sir syed, allama iqbal, shibli nomani, quaid-e-azam and a number of leaders preferred urdu to hindi and english.
Languages of pakistan pakistan's national language is urdu, which, along with english, is also the official language in 2015, the government of pakistan announced plans to make urdu the sole official language and abolish english as the second official language. Urdu is the national language of pakistan and one of the officially recognized languages of india urdu is also spoken by large communities in the middle east, north america, europe, and australia by studying urdu, you will be able to communicate with urdu and hindi speakers in south asia and throughout the world. Urdu is also the official language of pakistan and one of the formally recognized national languages of india urdu is also spoken by chief populations in some middle eastern countries and south asian communities in various countries. Language is urdu urdu- the national language of pakistan urdu is our national language it has played an importyant role in the articulation of muslim culture in south east asiait has been rightly said that urdu had been the a symbol, an issue and a weapon in our struggle for independence.
What languages are spoken in pakistan pakistan's long and rich history has contributed to the high linguistic diversity of the country urdu is the official language. Instead of urdu, should arabic or farsi be the national language of pakistan since the creation of pakistan (50 yrs ago), imposing urdu as the national. Statutory provincial working language in bihar, uttar pradesh states (1950, constitution, schedule viii), limited to official correspondence, notices and other communication statutory language of provincial identity in jammu and kashmir state (1957, state constitution, article 145.
The switch in pakistan’s official language from english to urdu, a popular language in the indian subcontinent, has legal and cultural roots the pakistani constitution, passed in 1973, includes a clause that specified the government must make urdu the national language by 1988 more than two and.
The first pillar of strength for every great nation is its identity and a dominant aspect of that identity is the nation’s language pakistan’s national language is urdu, yet year after year one witnesses a gradual incline in the number of elite youth whose command over urdu seems to be on a downward trend. Pakistan is dropping english as its official language and switching to urdu, a popular language in the indian subcontinent the long-rumored change was confirmed by pakistani minister of planning, national reforms, and development ahsan iqbal in an exclusive interview with time. One of the reasons why urdu became the national language in pakistan is its long history it was widely used in mughal period and dates back as far as the sultans of delhi in its early stages it was used by the muslim armies and became. Dawn karachi aug 13, 1996 'urdu can be made official language' by our staff reporter lahore, aug 12: officials of the national language authority claim. National language of pakistan is “urdu” it is also an official language of the country and english has also shared this post all over the country it is the best medium of communication since 11 all over the country it is the best medium of communication. Every nation needs some marks of identity language is the prime mark of identification of any nation pakistan is a federation of four provinces and its national language is urdu quaid-e-azam also declared urdu as the national language of pakistan source of unity: the national language creates a feeling of unity and national cohesion.