By our staff reporter
BADIN: Sindhi Cultural Day celebrated with fervor in different towns and cities of the district Badin. The delighted crowds of people across the district are donning the cultural dresses with Sindhi topi and Ajrak the traditional block-printed shawls to spotlight the centuries-old rich culture of Sindh and huge crowd of the peopled gathered outside of Badin Press Club and celebrated Sindhi Culture Day under theme “Ekta” meaning unity on Sunday.
The main event was organized at Badin headquarter where different rallies organized by different media groups including Sindh TV, KTN News, Dharti News and others roamed around the different wayfarers with the participants dancing to the tunes of Sindhi folk songs.
The vehicles, roads and bridges and buildings were decorated with the traditional Sindhi Ajraks and caps.
The main event of Sindhi Cultural day was organized in front of the Badin Press Club where people from various segment of society including political parties, social activists, journalists and citizens joined the huge crowd.
The participants of rallies and main event have danced to the traditional Sindhi folk songs performed by singers at the rally including Ustad Allah Dino Junejo. The singers of the event of Sindh Cultural Day celebration entertained the people with traditional songs. “Sindh is the land of peace and love and people of Sindh believe in peace, equality, democracy, tolerance and justice” Abdul Shakoor Memon, an organizer of the event said.
“We feel proud of our millennia old civilization of Sindhi and the culture which has existed and evolved through the centuries,” said Aziz Dero, President, PTI Badin district. “The culture day of Sindh will contribute to promote the value of our cultural heritage among new generations,” PPP Badin representative, Anwar Mallah said.
On the other hand, many people on social media including Twitter, Facebook and WhatsApp shared their posts changing profile photos wearing traditional dresses with the message, “Happy Sindhi Cultural Day.” The main rally and event in Badin were attended by workers and local leaders of Pakistan People’s party, Pakistan Tehreek Insaaf, Qumi Awami Tehreek, Awami Tehreek and others.
“Sindh’s culture has taught the lesson to coexist in harmony with the people of different religions and ethnicities” Tanweer Ahmed Arain, President Badin Press Club said.