Brahui


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a member of a Dravidian people living in Pakistan

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an isolated Dravidian language spoken by the Brahui in Pakistan

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The conference was organized by Brahui Academy Pakistan with the support of Allama Iqbal Open University, Participatory Development Initiatives (PDI) as Sughar Empowerment Society (SES).
The conference was arranged by the Brahui Academy Pakistan with support of the AIOU's Pakistani languages Department and Sughar Empowerment Society.
Speakers will deliver their lectures on Brahui language and culture.
Addressing the second day of an International Conference held here at the AIOU, he said the AIOU deserved great appreciation for teaching of Baluchi and Brahui languages at the level of M.
Muhammad Ali Manjhi on his book "Sufi Shah Inayat Shaheed ain Sandas Silsley Ja Shair", Khushhall Khan Khattak Award for Pashto Language is given to Saeed Gauhar on his book "Pa Obo Ke Tage", Mast Tawakli Award for Balochi Language is given to Munir ahmad Badini on his book "Hazareen Pasani Shap", Khwaja Ghulam Farid Award for Saraiki Language is given to Habib Mohana on his book "Allah Lahesee Moonjhan", Taj Muhammad Tajal Award for Brahui language is given to Johar Brahui on his book "Allah Akbar", Patras Bukhari Award for English Language is given to Ejaz Rahim on his book "Safwat Ghayoour And Other Poems", and to Khaled Ahmad on his book "Word For Word" Muhamamd Hasan Askari Award for Best Translation work is given to Masood Ashar on his book "Zakham Ka Nishan.
During the two-day event main focus will be on development of six regional languages, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Balochi, Brahui and Saraiki.
In the end, the Brahui army did not go to Maskat to help Saiad Sultan, but at length Mir Naseer Khan lent him Gwadar on trust.
However, like Shah Jahan, Modi wanted to speak about Balochistan - the land where the Baloch, Brahui and Pashtun reside.
10%, Pashto (alternate name, Pashtu) 8%, Urdu (official) 8%, Balochi 3%, Hindko 2%, Brahui 1%, English (official; lingua franca of Pakistani elite and most government ministries), Burushaski, and other 8%
Seventy-five percent of Baluchi and Brahui speaking parents have children who live in an absolute poverty.
The other smaller ethnic groups include Turwalis, Kafiristanis, Burusho, Hindko, Brahui, Kashmiris, Khowar, Shina, and the Kalsh, etc.
1 Brahui is primarily spoken in Balochistan Province of Pakistan, in a belt running through the Brahui Hills from near Quetta through Kalat and up to Las Bela, and in adjacent areas of Afghanistan and in pockets in eastern Iran, as far as the Marv oasis in Turkmenistan.
The lower high land is formed by the slope of the Suliaman Range on the east and Central Brahui Range and the Kirthar Range further in the south, running in north-south direction ( Ahmad, 1992:3).
Brahui, a Dravidian language spoken in parts of Pakistan and Afghanistan, has been listed as one of the ancient languages of the world.
In addition, small groups of language isolates such as Burusho and Dravidian (speakers of which include the Brahui people) can also be found.