PROF DR NABILA REHMAN
Director Institute of Punjabi and Cultural Studies
The land of Punjab is an area of subcontinent which had different boundaries in different eras. It is culturely rooted with Indus civilization. This deep and ancient relationship is reflected in its literature and culture. This culturel bonding can be seen in Punjabi ‘s folk and classical literary heritage. The Institute Of Punjabi and Cultural Studies is a gateway where people are being enlightened through language and literature. Now this Institute is going to launch new professional degrees in Punjabi linguistics, culture and media with the aim to meet new challenges in global village through its cultural heritage. It is intended to educate and train students with high moral values, interfaith harmony in society and new emerging knowledge of 21st century. The Institute of Punjabi and Cultural Studies welcomes all students for learning the great treasure of language, literature and cultural heritage in a new manner
Reviving the folk sports of the Punjab
Eminent figures of West and East Punjab
Launch of COPP in CAD, PU
Launch of “Culture of Punjab Pakistan” under the patronage of Institute of Punjabi and Culture Studies, Oriental Learning, University of the Punjab, Lahore.
Punjabi Films are Legacy” mentions the new row of STARS
Interviews with the media personalities regarding culture of Punjab Pakistan
This research aims to analyze the current status of Punjabi dialects as Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Indian-subcontinent. At the time of partition, the biggest linguistic group in West Pakistan were Punjabis who spoke Punjabi and across the border it was the mother language of Sikh community. There were nearly thirty-two dialects in Punjabi language but only few dialects have remained spoken by people.
Partition of sub-continent involved three communities, Muslims, Hindus and Sikhs who had many conflicts since the day when the idea of a separate homeland was proposed. Many people fought for their rights and were inflicted by with various traps and conspiracies which led to people losing their lives. With the ongoing struggles for a separate homeland, a massacre took place on March 4th, 1947, in Rawalpindi Punjab near Thoha Khalsa in which many got killed,