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No Future? Urdu in Contemporary India

By Rahman Abbas
Abhishek Shukla, Vipul Kumar, Vikas Sharma Raz, Pradeep Sarkash, Tripurari Kumar are the ones who are now known as young talented Urdu poets, and they have proved that the politics of hate is not relevant anymore. They have learnt the Urdu script and proved that Hindustani can be acknowledged and expressed in two scripts.

My name is Urdu and I’m not an anti-national

By Fahad Hashmi
A good number of friends including myself have noticed that people stare at you while you are reading stuffs written in Urdu script in Metros and at other public spaces in the national capital. The ‘gaze’ is always suspicious and intimidating.