Urdu was the language of all educated individuals no matter their faith: Katju

by Jeremy Spirogis
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new Delhi. Former Justice Markandey Katju has stated in considered one of his articles that Urdu isn’t the language of Muslims however of individuals of each faith.

He wrote that why is it that the patriotic youth of India hear and sing Urdu poems / songs of Bismil, Faiz, Josh and many others. and no Hindi poets like Mahadevi Verma or Sumitra Nandan Pant's poems / songs?

Sathya says in his article written for Hindi, the explanation for that is that Hindi poems would not have the ability that Urdu poems have. Hindi is the language of Hindus and Urdu Muslims, this propaganda was a part of the British coverage of 'divide and rule', whereas the truth is that Urdu was the language of all educated individuals no matter their faith. <! –

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To say that 'Hindi isn’t an Indian public language, however an artificially made language', I confronted harsh criticisms from many individuals, as if I had stated one thing ridiculous, horrible or blasphemous.

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