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Sindhi culture day celebrated with zeal

09 December, 2013

KARACHI: Sindhi women dance as they celebrate Sindhi Cap and Ajrak Day outside Karachi Press Club.
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KARACHI: Ajrak-topi Day (or Sindhi culture day) is being celebrated today, with enthusiast men, women and children dancing in the streets of almost all towns and villages of Sindh here on Sunday.

According to media reports, cultural activities were being organized by various political, social organizations, schools, colleges and universities of Sindh, as towns are decorated with Sindhi Ajrak to highlight the cultural values of Sindh.

Rallies, seminars, debates, folk music programmes, drama and theatric performances, tableaux and literary sittings were also being held to highlight Sindhi culture, history and heritage at the events.

The Sindhi Cultural Day is celebrated worldwide every year on December 8, by wearing Ajrak and Sindhi Topi (cap), which are regarded as identities the Sindhi culture and a symbol of the Indus Valley civilization.

On the day, the people across Sindh exchange gifts of Ajrak and Topi at various ceremonies.

At the cultural event, the children and women were seen dressed up in Ajrak, assembling at grand gatherings where famous Sindhi singers sung Sindhi songs, which depicts love and progress of Sindh. The musical performances of the artists compel the participants to dance on Sindhi tunes and 'Jeay Sindh Jeay-Sindh Wara Jean'.


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