This informative essay is written by Dr. Syed Akhtar Jafri. In the beginning of the essay, the writer has
discussed the Punjab-Iran relationship with the reference of Persian literature. Then, the development
of Persian language and literature in the British and Sikh regime is also being discussed and has been
concluded that Persian was the ruling as the official language even in the Sikh regime. And finally, Persian
effects on the Punjabi poetry are discussed in detail, with considerable examples from the Punjabi poetry.
File under:2008,Vol.31,Issue. 61
Prof.Dr.Syed Akhter Jaffri