Sindhi ‘Topi Ajrak’ day celebrated with fervour


Sindhi Culture day was celebrated sonorously across Sindh and representatives of all political parties were seen wearing Ajraks and Sindhi caps and dancing to the tunes of Sindh folklore. The biggest gathering to mark the cultural day was orgainsed at Karachi Press Club by Sindh and Mehran television networks. Thousands of jubilated men, women and children stormed outside the press club to dance to the music and shouted slogans celebrating Sindhi culture and history. The favorites of the festivity were “Jeay Sindh Jeay, Sindh Wara Jeyan” songs. Artists mesmerized the citizens with masterly playing musical instruments such as; the flute, narr, naghara, borrindo, alghozo, yaktaro, danburo, been and the drums.
Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM), Awami Tehrik, SNF, SPSF, JSQM and Sindh National Movement (SNM) also organized events at their respective party offices. All media entities except Kawish Tv were observed celebrating the day in the provincial capital.
Moreover, residents of northern Sindh including Sukkur, Pano Akil, Kandhra, Rohri, Salehpat, Khanpur Mahar, Ghotki, Daharki, Mirpur Mathelo, Ubauro, Ghouspur, Thull, Tangwani, Kandhkot, Kashmore, Gari Khero, Jacobabad, Garhi Yasin, Lakhi Ghulam Shah, Chak, Rustam also celebrated the day with zeal. Rallies, musical concerts and wrestling competitions were organized.
In Ghotki, Mirpurkhas, and Umerkot workers of Shehri Ittehad, Sindhi Adabi Sangat amd Mehran Labour Federation danced on Sindhi songs. Clad in traditional dresses, wearing Sindhi caps and Ajraks draping down their shoulders people expressed love for their culture. The citizens of mirpurkhas also celebrated outside the press club.
In Khairpur, a rally was staged by political workers, poets, traders, artists, activists of JSQM, PML-N, SUP, PPP, SPSF and District Bar Association. MQM also organised a cultural programme at its zonal office.


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