An initiative to preserve the mother languages of the Baloch

| Updated: Feb 27, 2017 22:06 IST

London [UK], Feb. 27(ANI): The Baloch Cultural Association (BCA) held a conference at Birkbeck University in London. Baloch scholars, linguists, political figures and literary persons addressed the conference. Dr. Naguman, a well- known Baloch writer and the author of six books, urged writers, scholars and politicians to work together to preserve the mother languages of the Baloch people. "Ruling nations are undermining Balochi and Brahvi languages which has put them into the list of endangered languages," Dr. Naguman said. The International Representative of the Baloch National Movement said the Pakistani establishment through a systematic policy destroying traditions, values languages and other elements. "We are facing two types of genocides. Mass genocide and cultural genocide. Cultural genocide the worst form of genocide as it will cause your identity die," he added. "Balochi and Brahvi languages will soon cease to exist if we do not take urgent action," Badal Han said. Sikandar Qmbarani said we are a separate nation with a separate culture and separate languages. Urdu has been forcefully imposed on us. It's our right to read, write and talk in our language and practice our traditions. The moderator of the conference was Hakeem Wadhela. However, Mohiuddin , Waleed Garboni, Mehrab Sarjo, Ismael Ameeri and Aziz Mengal also delivered speeches at the conference.(ANI)