Punjabi Bol: Connecting People Across the Borders

Ammara Ahmad shares how her mother tongue, Punjabi, is losing its once enviable status in Pakistan  

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Ammara Ahmad, a young journalist from Pakistan, shares her Punjabi bol. Her family moved to Pakistan during the partition. In this video she shares how Punjabi is witnessing a decline in her country. Sargodha University, a public sector university in Lahore, has decided to close its Punjabi department.

Ahmad sends her greetings to India on the 70th Independence Day.

(Love your mother tongue? This Independence Day, tell The Quint why and how you love your bhasha. You may even win a BOL t-shirt! Sing, write, perform, spew poetry – whatever you like – in your mother tongue. Send us your BOL at bol@thequint.com or WhatsApp it to 9910181818.)

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