Pashtuns, their Culture, Language and Literature

Abstract Pashto is the name of a language as well as a distinct way of life. The existence of Pashtun nation is because of Pashto. Pashtun is a nation and a standard of character too. This way of life, character and nationality are thought to be the basic ingredients of distinct civilization, which is called Pashtunwali is the culture of Pashtuns, in which all the laws regarding the affairs of social life exist. Whoever is capable of living a life according to these laws, is qualified to be called a Pashtun. Pashto, Pashtun and Pashtunwali are the coins of the same kind quite close and inter dependant

Raj Wali Shah Khattak