Hazaragi Academy is a literary organization working for the development of Hazaragi literature in Quetta. It is affiliated with Tanzeem Nasle Nau Hazara Mughul. The organization publishes four monthly magazines, including Paygham-e-Tanzeem (Urdu), Deedgah-e-Nasle Nau (Dari), Saybith (Hazaragi) and Chilldukhtaran (Urdu, Dari). A number of books have also been published by Hazaragi Academy. The books include Hazara Tribe in Balochistan, Hazaraha Wa Kan Kola Pakistan, Bahar-i-Anis, Tarikh-e-Mille Hazara Mughul, Raqs-e-Mahtab, Hasrat-e-Deed, Parghuna hayeath Zulmath and Mazameen-e-Chilldukhtaran.
Aazragi Academy is another literary organization working for the development of Hazaragi language and literature in Quetta. It is unofficially affiliated with Hazara Democratic Party. Manji is the Quarterly Magazine published by Aazragi Academy.
Both academies have deep ideological disputes on the Hazaragi language. Hazaragi Academy emphasizes more on the Dari roots of Hazaragi, while Aazragi Academy stresses more on the Hazaragi script as it is spoken currently among the Hazaras.
Last month District Govenment Quetta had a budget meeting, presided by Quetta City Nazim, Mir Maqbool Ahmed Lehri, during which the City Government released special funds for Balochi Academy, Pashto Academy and Brahui Academy. These academies receive special annual funds and a government-sponsored building for use as office space. During the City Council meeting, Syed Talib Agha, a Nazim of Union Council 15 Mehrabad, took a stand and questioned the council to release special funds for Hazaragi Academy as well.
Later on, a delegation of Hazaragi Academy led by Syed Talib Agha and Master Ahmed Reza (Nazim Unoin Council 14) called a meeting with City Nazim and reported the progress of Hazaragi Academy. Resultantly, the City Nazim released 2 lakh rupees special funds for the said academy.
Aazragi Academy, by support of Ahmad Ali Kohzad, Nazim Union Council 60 Hazara Town, issued statements that the funds be released for Aazragi Academy. Disputes got hotter and the release of funds got more controversial. The City Government reserved the release of funds as a result.
Later on, both academies had a separate meeting–with Hussain Ali Yousafi as middleman–to resolve the issue. But no success was made.
The former Provincial Government of Balochistan, after efforts of Hazara Member of Provincial Assembly (MPA) and Minister for Sports and Forestry, Colonel Younas Changaze, had announced special funds to construct a building for a new Hazaragi Academy (not the one affiliated with Tanzeem) and a library.
The administration of the new academy, as well as the location of its central office, are still controversial.
NOTE: HNP hereby apologize for the mistake quoting 5m (50 lakh) issuance of funds for Hazaragi Academy. The actual amount is 2 lakh.