|Punjabi is one of the Indo-Aryan languages being spoken in India at a large scale. It was originated and is used by people of historic Punjab which is now divided between region of Pakistan and India. Punjabi is language that has great influence on religions of India like Sikhism, Islam and Hinduism. Punjabi language has various dialects which differ according to the different regions whether in Punjab of India or Pakistan. Punjabi language has been given the status of official language in the states of Punjab (Pakistan and India), Haryana, Delhi and Chandigarh. Punjabi language is written in the scripts, Gurmukhi, Shahmukhi and sometimes also in Devnagari also.