Urdu is a language which is associated with Muslims of Pakistan and India. Urdu is the national language of Pakistan & Lingua Franca and it is also the official language of 5 Indian states. Here are some very interesting facts about Urdu language
Language of Beauty & Grace
Urdu is a language of beauty and grace, custom-built for literature that adds meaning to prose and charm to poetry, a language that marked the distinguished from the unlearned and the noble from the ordinary.
Urdu, presently the national language of Pakistan and the identity symbol of Indian Muslims, is linked with Islam in South Asia. This alliance was forged during British colonial rule when modernity first impacted India. The British replaced Persian, the authorized language of Mughal rule, with Urdu at the junior level and English at the higher one in parts of North India and present-day Pakistan. Urdu was spread by networks of education and communication in colonial India. It became the instruction medium in the Islamic seminaries (madrasas) and the main language of religious writings. It also became part of the Muslim distinctiveness and contributed, only to Islam, in mobilizing the Muslim community to demand the creation of Pakistan, which was carved out of British India in 1947.
One of the Official Language of India
Urdu, distinguished from Hindi by its script and vocabulary, is also one of the official languages of India. It is one of the most extensively spoken languages of South Asia, and has attained a wider distribution in other parts of the world, particularly the UK, where it is regarded as their main cultural language by most Muslims from Pakistan and northern India. Besides its significant role as the chief vehicle of Islam in South Asia, Urdu has a vital secular literature, whose poetry is strongly based on Persian models
Popular in Middle Eastern Counties
Urdu is also the official language of Pakistan and one of the formally recognized national languages of India. Urdu is also spoken by chief populations in some Middle Eastern countries and South Asian communities in various countries.
Popular among Muslims
In India, Urdu supports the Muslim minority against right-wing Hindu domination. Urdu plays intricate and even contradictory roles in its association with Islam in Pakistan and parts of North India.
Urdu is a vital and most important language if you are interested in any academic discipline that includes the study of South Asia — including law, medicine, business, agriculture, life sciences, humanities, and social sciences
Urdu is on the list of significant languages compiled by the U.S. State Department. To meet the need in the United States for the Urdu speakers, the State Department, among other agencies and institutions, offers competitive scholarships for language study and travel abroad for students studying Urdu.
Mix of Other Languages
Urdu contains word from other langues to like turkish, pershion and arabic,