The Sindhi cultural day was celebrated across the province of Sindh with vibrant colors and full enthusiasm. Sindh cultural day is celebrated every year on first Sunday of December.
People are usually seen wearing Sindh’s cultural dress such as “Ajrak” and Sindhi topi. Ajrak is the traditional Sindhi shawls with block prints on it of red and blue color.
Groups of people took out rallies in which Sindhi folk songs and chants portrayed the Sindh’s vibrant culture.
This event is not only celebrated in Sindh but by all the Sindhis around the world.
Sindhis celebrate this day to show solidarity with their Sindhi speaking masses. It also aims to demonstrate the peace loving nature of the people of Sindh. Moreover, this day is celebrated to attract the world’s attention to its rich cultural heritage.
People, on this day, usually gather in major cities of the Sindh and arrange various activities. There is Sindhi poetic gathering , “mach katchehri”, musical concerts, seminars, speeches etc.
Political leader, schools, NGOs were seen celebrating the cultural day in full swing.
The demand of Sindhi Topi and Ajrak rose. As a result, shopkeepers hiked the prices of Sindhu topi and Ajrak.
President Arif Alvi on this special occasion said that the land of Sindh was a symbol of peace and love. He further said: “Humility and affection for others are the main source of inspiration for us from our Sindhi culture.”
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif also said: “Today is the culture day of Bab-e-Islam, Sindh, a day to highlight the beauty of one component of federation.”
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah also gave message on this day. He said that this day gives the nation the massage to respect all traditions and customs without doing any discrimination.
Here are some of the many colorful pictures of the vibrant Sindh day