Considering the importance of the Urdu language in Pakistan, it is clear that United India Political consciousness was awakened among Muslims through this language. They were united, made to feel like a nation separate from the Hindus, and awakened in them the desire for an independent Islamic state (Pakistan).
Since Urdu is easier to understand and universal than other languages of Pakistan, it has become an effective means of expressing Muslim leaders’ thoughts and ideas. After the establishment of Pakistan, this language got the honour of being the national language of Pakistan.
The importance of the origin and the national language demands that in the internal relations of the country, in business, in politics, in correspondence in government offices, in education, and in private affairs.
Features of Urdu language
The Urdu language is imbued with the sources of essential languages of the world. All those features in this language Some are found in the developed languages of the world. The comprehensiveness and splendour of Arabic in this language is Persian.
The lions and delicacies of Burj Bhasha and the flow of excitement, the French sentimentalism, and the horror of the German language are found. This is because the Urdu language has the full potential to absorb the words of other languages and to absorb the good qualities in itself. This is one of the major reasons for the universality and popularity of Urdu. Urdu is the cultural capital of the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent.
The language belongs to the group of Hindi languages in the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-Utpi family. The Urdu language is similar to other languages of this group, like Hindi, Sindhi, Punjabi, Kashmiri, Bengali, etc. Pashto, Persian, and Balochi languages, although Indo-Iranian languages.
However, belonging to an Iranian group, they are very close to Urdu in terms of vocabulary and linguistic structure. Urdu’s horizon is vast in that it is related to the world’s major linguistic families such as the Hami, Sami, Indo-European, and Turan. In that sense, it is a universal language with almost all sounds. This is the reason why an Urdu-speaking person can easily learn every language of the world.
In terms of the subcontinent, this language does not belong to any particular region or province but is basically a cultural language. Before independence, Urdu was the language of education, judiciary, and district offices in most subcontinent parts. It is still the language of the media, such as radio, newspapers, and magazines. This language is the trustee of Pakistan’s ideological and geographical unity.
Now you will review the features of the Urdu language in some detail under the following headings.
Urdu is a complete language
Urdu is not just a dialect but a complete language. Through which all kinds of emotions and feelings and thoughts and ideas can be presented very effectively. It is a broad and ubiquitous language, which includes features such as the length of Arabic, the length of Persian, and English fluency. It also has enough vocabulary.
This language is no less than any other language in expressing emotions and impressions and summarizing and detailing. The Urdu language is successful in fulfilling all kinds of ideas and imagination and also fulfils in proverbs. His power of expression is not inferior to the fine arts either.
Urdu is a transliterated language
Urdu is a structured language in terms of its structure. By mixing different words and techniques. New words are created in a language that has new meanings and connotations. Of prefixes and suffixes Ability is also in this language. According to Mohammad Hussain Azad, Urdu has been brought up by drinking Persian milk.
The theory is presented in his book Ab Hayat that Urdu came into being through the combination of Persian and Burj Bhasha. That’s it
Similarly, Syed Sulaiman Nadvi presented the idea that Urdu was born in Sindh. The result of the Sindhi and Arabic language being superior was in the Urdu language. Although this theory is not considered correct, it cannot be done at all.
Influence of other languages on the Urdu language
Urdu is a language that has accepted the words and style of expression of foreign language very well and they have absorbed these effects in their own way that they no longer look like strangers but appear to be a part of Urdu.
Arabic, Persian, Hindi, Turkish, Afghani, Portuguese, French, and English words are abundant. Still, these words do not seem unfamiliar. Still, the situation is that other languages such as Persian or Arabic words have taken so much root in Urdu. If an attempt is made to remove them, then the word Sanskrit or Bhasha should be put in their place, then the real meaning is lost.
Urdu is the national language of Pakistan
Urdu is Pakistans national language. The majority of the population of this country understands and speaks this language. The people of the province communicate with the people of other provinces through this language and express their feelings.
The language of every province of Pakistan is different. Still, every small area within each province is also different from the other. A resident of one area cannot understand another area’s language, nor can other regional languages are spoken in Pakistan, such as Punjabi, Sindhi, Balochi, Brahui, and Pashto, become the language of inter-provincial communication because these languages are understood beyond their linguistic boundaries. Are not spoken Quaid-e-Azam taught Urdu.
Given the popularity and universality of the language, it was declared the national language of Pakistan.
Urdu symbol of inter-provincial unity
As Urdu is the national language, it can unite other provinces of Pakistan. Because this language It is free from provincial bias as it does not have the language of any particular province. And Urdu is called a symbol of inter-provincial unity because Urdu is the language of communication of Pakistan.
Urdu is the language of instruction
Any country’s education union needs to bring uniformity in education through this education system. If education is the country’s common language, then it is the bearer of freedom and distinction of the country. It is certain that Education is what makes the people of the country fit. This is what makes a patriot and a responsible citizen. This is the ruler, and this is the trader.