Worlds only hand written news paper "Musalman"

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Worlds only hand written news paper "Musalman"


Unread post by Al-Noor » Sat Jan 30, 2016 7:46 am


The 'Musalman' is probably the last handwritten newspaper in the world. It has been published and read every day in South India's Chennai since 1927 in almost the same form. In the shadow of the Wallajah Mosque in Chennai, a team of six die hard workers still put out this hand-penned paper. Four of them are katibs -- writers dedicated to the ancient art of Urdu calligraphy. It's tough for the die-hard artists of Urdu