Sindh Culture Day celebrated


Bureau Report

KARACHI: Sindh Culture Day is being celebrated with zeal and zest across the province and elsewhere in the country. On this occasion, various cultural, government, and non-government organizations held seminars, rallies and conferences to highlight the centuries-old culture of Sindh valley.
Donning cultural dresses with Sindhi topi and ajrak, the traditional block printed shawls to spotlight the centuries-old rich culture of Sindh.
A large number of people including political workers, leaders, NGOs, students, laborers, villagers, associations, and workers were purchasing the traditional Topi and Ajrak to mark the day.
As the demand for Topi and Ajrak was soaring, the shopkeepers also raised the prices. Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has said that the Indus civilisation is the crown of Pakistan and Sindh’s Culture is in fact a message of unity and harmony. In his message on the eve of Sindh Culture Day being observed Sunday, he said that this was the day of youth who are the real heir of this rich heritage.
Zardari said there was a need to learn how to make our cultural activities a platform for promotion of our social as well as economic activities as well. He suggested that Sindh Culture Day be celebrated every year with a new theme like the days commemorates by the UN.
The young PPP leader said that diversity of cultures, religions, ethnicities and creed is the new nomenclature of modern peace and harmony. He extended heartiest congratulations to all those celebrating the Sindh Culture Day in the province and elsewhere in the country.
SAPM on Political Communication, Dr Shahbaz Gill has also congratulated the people of Sindh on Culture Day in his tweet. Speaking at a function in connection with Sindh Culture Day in Lahore Sunday, Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar said that Sindhi culture is one of the ancient cultures of the world.
Felicitating the people of Sindh, he said that the celebration of Sindh Culture Day in Punjab will promote solidarity among provinces.
Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah in their separate felicitation messages have termed the day celebrations as symbol of brotherhood and harmony.