CUK’s Urdu deptt organizes “Youm-e-Urdu”

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Will do every bit to promote Urdu: VC
SRINAGAR: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir Thursday said the Urdu department of the varsity would do every bit to further the cause of promoting Urdu in Jammu and Kashmir. 
“Urdu is dying a slow death in J&K. However, the CUK will ensure that the language regains its lost glory and reaches back to its zenith,” Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir said while addressing the gathering during a function Youm-e-Urdu (Urdu Day) organized by the Urdu department at Nowgam-I academic block of University. The theme of the function was “Urdu’s Present Status vis-à-vis special reference to Jammu and Kashmir.” 
He said, despite the fact that Urdu was official language in J&K its usage in government departments, particularly the Revenue and institutions like Judiciary, wherein the language was earlier used predominantly, was on decline. “At present, it is very difficult to find the Urdu signboards even on shops,” he said, adding that both the government and privately run educational institutions aren’t teaching the subject properly, as was taught two decades before.
Prof. Mehraj ud Din said that Urdu shouldn’t be related to any particular religion. “The language has no religion as it transcends all barriers,” he added.

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