Siraiki: A Language Movement in Pakistan

@article{Shackle1977SiraikiAL,
  title={Siraiki: A Language Movement in Pakistan},
  author={Christopher Shackle},
  journal={Modern Asian Studies},
  year={1977},
  volume={11},
  pages={379 - 403}
}
  • C. Shackle
  • Published 1 July 1977
  • History
  • Modern Asian Studies
It may be asserted with some assurance that the very name ‘Siraiki’ will be quite unfamiliar to most readers of this article. The well-known predilection of most South Asianists for working from English sources and their concentration upon the larger Indian scene, where such sources are so much more abundant than for Pakistan, may contribute to this unfamiliarity; but it is doubtless due principally to the quite recent introduction of the term on a general scale in its homeland. In simple terms… 

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