Hasda Khedda Hazara Shah Ji de naal an effort to promote Hindko language, poetry, rich culture, folk traditions, high values and heritage of the Hazara Division which are getting diminished by the time. Program Host: Dr. Ayub Jadoon originally belongs to Nawansher Abbottabad, he is also a professor by profession. A professor of Microbiology department in Abbottabad university of science and technology. His love for revival of Hindko language culture and poetry motivated him to host this cultural Hindko show. Program Guest: Advocate Shujahat Ali Khan originally belongs to Jabori Mansehra, he is by profession a lawyer of High-court, he is member of different literary societies. Further more he is senior vice president of PAHLL (Pakistan academe of Hindko language and literature), he participated in many international hindko conferences organized by Ghandhara Hindko board and Ghandara Hindko academy. He is very famous and renowned poet and story teller of Hindko, Gojri and Urdu language. Most of his hindko poetry is based on spirituality. He always promotes hindko language culture and tradition on every platform that is available to him, different shades of his poetry could be seen in this hindko show. HINDKO Language: Hindko language is one of the oldest indo Aryan languages of the region mostly spoken in the different areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Kashmir. The term “Hindko” is most commonly taken to have originally meant “the Indian language” or “language of Hind” but it has developed to denote the Indo-Aryan speech forms spoken in the northern Indian subcontinent, in contrast to the neighboring Pashto. Hindko is a cover term for a diverse group of Lahnda (Western Punjabi) dialects spoken by people of various ethnic backgrounds in several discontinuous areas in northwestern Pakistan, primarily in the provinces of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Punjab. HAZARA Division: The division was initially composed of two districts (Abbottabad and Mansehra) but within a few years, Haripur district was spun off from Abbottabad District and Batagram District was spun off from Mansehra District, now Hazara comprises of the people of the largest group in the districts of Haripur, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram, Upper Kohistan, Lower Kohistan, Kolai palis and Torghar are sometimes recognized collectively as Hazarawal.

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