Syed Mohsin Naquvi has penned a polemical and debate provoking article on this very controversial subject.
While some major writers and intellectuals have tried to propose that Urdu is a language of Muslims of India and by corollary a religious language.
At the same time there have been major Urdu scholars who steadfastly opposed this point way.
The article by Syed Naquvi invites debate. Readers may get it from the following: