Indus Valley font launched

New font in Sindhi language replaces digital symbols of Mohenjo Daro

Our Correspondent April 02, 2022
Students from Karachi University, Karachi School of Arts and Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture among others attended the graphic novel workshop, which will conclude today. PHOTOS: AYESHA MIR/EXPRESS


Abdul Majid Bhargari Institute of Language Authority Engineering has published a script font named Indus Valley Civilization (IVC) Script Font. Speaking to the media, the department's director Amar Fayyaz Bardo said that this is the first release of Wadi Mehran font, including Mohenjo Daro script, Khuda Wadi script, the script included in Ganj, Ernest Trump's script, and current Persu's Arabic script.

Amar Fayyaz further said that other tangled scripts of Mehran Valley would also be included in the upcoming releases of the font so that researchers from all over the world can get the best help in understanding the old writings in Mehran Valley.

Speaking at the event, Anis Kaka, in charge of the IT department of the Sindhi Language Authority, said that this is a unique font in the Sindhi language in which the digital symbols of Mohenjo Daro were placed to make it is beneficial for researchers.

The developer of this font Shabir Kanbhar said that it is a complete Unicode and private codes-based font that includes all forms of letters from Sindhi writings.

In contrast, old Sindhi language scripts will also be included in the next update. The Department of Culture, named after Abdul Majid Bhargari, has already done a lot to develop the Sindhi language. Apart from the officers and employees of the organisation, Sindh Salamat Seth, the IT department of Sindhi Language Authority and others participated in the function.


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