Rekhta Foundation

Rekhta Foundation

Rekhta is an Urdu literary web portal started by Rekhta Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the Urdu literature. The Rekhta Library Project, it's books preservation initiative, has successfully digitized approximately 200,000 books over a span of ten years. These books primarily consist of Urdu, Hindi and Persian literature and encompass a wide range of genres, including biographies of poets, Urdu poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. The collection originates from public and research libraries in the Indian subcontinent. It serves content in multiple scripts such as Devanagari, Roman and, primarily, Nastaliq. It hosts books from centuries earlier and is recognized as the largest website in the world for the preservation of Urdu literature.


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