Urdu does not belong to any particular community: Katju

Press Council of India Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Sunday said that Urdu belonged to all and not restricted to any particular community.

Last Updated: Apr 07, 2013, 16:06 PM IST

Hyderabad: Press Council of India Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Sunday said that Urdu belonged to all and not restricted to any particular community.

"A misconception has been created that Hindi and Urdu belonged to particular communities...Urdu belonged to all," Katju said.

Hyderabad: Press Council of India Chairman Justice (retd) Markandey Katju on Sunday said that Urdu belonged to all and not restricted to any particular community.

"A misconception has been created that Hindi and Urdu belonged to particular communities...Urdu belonged to all," Katju said.

Katju also appealed to Andhra Pradesh government to look into the problems faced by small newspapers and Urdu publications.

PTI