National language and lingua franca of Pakistan; standardized register of Hindustani

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Urdu โ€”or, more precisely, Modern Standard Urduโ€”is a Persianised standard register of the Hindustani language. It is the official national language and lingua franca of Pakistan. In India, it is one of the 22 official languages recognized in the Constitution of India, having official status in the six states of Jammu and Kashmir, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal, as well as the national capital territory of Delhi. It is a registered regional language of Nepal.

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Indresh Kumar emphasised that the BJP government at the Centre has also provided a large budget to promote and conserve the language.
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

The National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL), an autonomous body under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, retracted the invite sent to..
Credit: DNA - Published 1 week ago

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