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Archive for July, 2013

Muhammadan Educational Conference Posted by on Jul 30, 2013

Even after the creation of M.A.O. College Aligarh, Sir Syed Ahmad Khan was dissatisfied with the progress of Muslims in the field of education. Therefore he decided to lay the foundation of the All India Mohammedan Educational Congress as the forum of Muslim intelligentsia to develop awareness for education among the Muslims. Later on the…

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Status of Urdu in India Posted by on Jul 21, 2013

According to a census in India, Urdu was declared as their mother tongue by nearly 52 million people, over 5 percent of national population. Urdu ranked 6 in the list of national languages. It is a major language in six states namely Uttar Pradesh (UP), Bihar, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Jharkhand for a cumulative total…

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Urdu’s Future in Pakistan Posted by on Jul 16, 2013

Uncertainty encompasses the future of the language and if events continue in the same path they are currently headed, Urdu will soon be forgotten.  The term, Urdu, may remain in use but to refer to a language almost completely different from what it was before.  It would be more appropriate to label it as an…

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Difficulties and Challenges before Urdu in Bihar, India Posted by on Jul 14, 2013

Urdu language faces lots of difficulties and challenges from two sides: from the government and from the speakers of the language. Today a big problem is that the Urdu speakers have thrown out Urdu language from their houses as the trend is towards English. Though the seminars and conferences in metro cities are organized and…

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Iqbal and Pakistan Posted by on Jul 9, 2013

Allama Muhammad Iqbal was one of the greatest thinkers and poets of the Muslim world. He was not only a sage, a revolutionary poet-philosopher, an extraordinary scholar and harbinger of Islamic renaissance but also a political thinker and seer of Pakistan. From the outset he took keen interest in the political situation of India and…

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