Journal of Research (Urdu), BZU - Multan

(جرنل آف ریسرچ (اردو

Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan (Pakistan)
ISSN (print): 1726-9067
ISSN (online): 1816-3424

جنوبی پنجاب کے مرثیے میں مقامی رنگ

  • Syed Zafar Abbas Naqvi/
  • Dr. Rubina Rafique/
  • June 30, 2021
Regional Colors in the Marsia written South Punjab
South Punjab, Marsia, Poetry, Siraiki, Multan, Cultural, Elegies

The South Punjab is one of the most ancient lands on the earth. Its inhabitants have been religion loving since time immemorial.  Despite the ups and downs of time, this area upheld its superiority of spiritual and cultural traditions. The  Siraiki Language has the honor to be the first language to introduce the art of elegy writing in the south Punjab. The genre of elegy belongs to the social life of the people. Majority of the masses was well familiar with this local language. Hence, with the passage of time, many words of the Urdu Language became the part of Siraiki. Then regular elegy started in Urdu. These elegies contain elevated social attitudes and golden rituals of the south Punjab. We find the rituals of the Muslim families and their culture in these elegies as well. The elegists of this area have also mentioned the seasons, supplications, and Flowers in their elegies. This Article evaluates the regional and cultural shade in the elegies of the south Punjab.


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Department of Urdu, The Islamia University, Bahawalpur


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Dr. Rubina Rafique

Professor/ Chairperson

Department of Urdu, The Islamia University, Bahawalpur


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Type: Article
Volume: 37
Issue: 1
Language: Urdu
Id: 60ea12a594e21
Pages 17 - 24
Discipline: Urdu
Published June 30, 2021


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