Category: language

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Mirza Ghalib: Legendary poet of the Urdu language

Mirza Ghalib, who was born on December 27, 1797, in Agra was a well-known poet in the Persian and Urdu languages.  Today, he remains as the one of most popular and influential masters of the Urdu language, and is known simply as Ghalib. He remains popular not only in India and Pakistan but also among…

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Algeria’s Berbers impart for Tamazight language rights

Berber communities in Algeria are calling on the government to allocate state funding to promote and preserve their indigenous language, a demand that has prompted several protests in the country’s northern region this week. The protests come after an amendment to 2018 budget legislation that would have formalised the teaching of the Tamazight language in…