Wilful Ignorance

Urdu originated as a mix of several languages spoken during the Sultanate era in Delhi. Those who reject the language now are rejecting their own legacy

The Akhtar Family Legacy

A way with words is almost a family hand-me-down for Javed and his children Farhan and Zoya, descended as they are from a long line of poets. But what each of them values, above all, is an original voice

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