Justice Markandey Katju
Markandey Katju
The power of Urdu poetry

The power of Urdu poetry

By Justice Markandey Katju The power of Urdu poetry was strikingly illustrated in a matter in which I had a hand, This was the case of Gopal Das, decided by a bench of the Supreme Court consisting of...
URDU: part of India’s diverse culture

URDU: part of India’s diverse culture

Partition of India and Urdu By Markandey Katju The greatest damage to Urdu was done by the Partition of India in 1947. Since then Urdu was branded in India as a foreign language, as a language of...
URDU: part of India’s diverse culture – 5

URDU: part of India’s diverse culture – 5

This is the fifth part of a series of articles based on a speech by Mr Justice Markandey Katju of the Supreme Court of India. The speech, presented at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi was titled...
URDU: part of India’s diverse culture – 4

URDU: part of India’s diverse culture – 4

This is the fourth part of a series of articles based on a speech by Mr Justice Markandey Katju of the Supreme Court of India. The speech, presented at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi was titled...
URDU: part of India’s diverse culture – 3

URDU: part of India’s diverse culture – 3

This is the third part of a series of articles based on a speech by Mr Justice Markandey Katju of the Supreme Court of India. The speech, presented at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi was titled...
URDU: part of India’s diverse culture – 2

URDU: part of India’s diverse culture – 2

This is the second part of a series of articles based on a speech by Mr Justice Markandey Katju of the Supreme Court of India. The speech, presented at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi was titled...
URDU: part of India’s diverse culture – 1

URDU: part of India’s diverse culture – 1

By Markandey Katju This is the first of a series of articles based on a speech by Mr Justice Markandey Katju of the Supreme Court of India. The speech, presented at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi...