By: Muhammad Qasim Firishta. Tareekh-i-Firishta. / The History by Firishta. The Tareekh-i-Firishta is a history of Muslim rule in India based upon a compilation of earlier histories, oral tradition and events that Firishta witnessed during his lifetime. Almost the entirety of the work is devoted to the annals and history of… Read More The History Of the Kings Of Mooltan.
Dr. M. Aslam Ansari. It is said that history repeats itself. What exactly this oft-quoted maxim means no one has been able to explain adequately. It is indeed suggestive of recurrence of events or at least some patterns thereof in course of time. But if history (as a hronicle of events taking place in… Read More History of Multan: Some Reflections
Dr Saiqa Imtiaz Asif . Language is intrinsically connected with ethnic identity and it interweaves the individual's personal identity with his or her collective ethnic .Among the multitude of markers of group identity, like age, sex, social class and religion, language is considered essential to the maintenance of group identity. The issue of language and… Read More Seraiki Language and Ethnic Identity
In one of his interviews, he said his parents had originally named him Ghulam Muhammad. Once when he fell ill, someone said that the name was too heavy for the child and he should be given some lighter name. He was, thus, named Pathana Khan. Pathanay Khan was born in 1926 in village Basti Tambu… Read More Pathana Khan… The Soul Of Rohi
By Hassan N. Gardezi (The following article is extracted from the translator and editor’s introduction to ‘Tenement on Sand’, (Sunjian Saalheen) an English translation of selected Seraiki poems of Syed Hassan Raza Gardezi ) Seraiki is an Indo-Hittite, and therefore an Indo-European language, with its original pre- Islamic word-hoard deriving largely from the three stages… Read More Seraiki Language and its Poetics