In Pakistan every year on first
Sunday of December Sindhi culture day is celebrated. It is very surprised to see
that not only people who belongs to Sindhi community celebrate this day as well
as other communities rejoice this day with great zeal and enthusiasm.
The main goal of Sindhi Culture day celebration is to promote Sindhi tradition
and its values among the people of Pakistan and to show the world that culture
of Sindh is very diverse and very colorful. It is celebrated with great courage
to promote feeling of solidarity among the people and it do not resist to just
one specific group of people although the entire Pakistan celebrated this
festival with excitement and interest.
In Sindh the celebration cultural day was at high level as one of the reason is
that many renowned politicians belonged to Sindhi community and they wanted to
sustained their foot at the land of Sindh in order to gain power and initiate
its own régime and control over the land of Sindh.
This day people from every walk of life are particularly wearied white salwar
kameez along with traditional block printed shawl Sindhi caps and cooked some
delicious food. danced to some melodious tunes such as Jeay Sindh Jeay, Sindh
wara jeayan! Sindhi topi, ajrak wara jeayan and as they moved in the rallies.
The culture and Heritage day of Sindh was first observed on 6 December on 2009
before it there was no celebration was notable, Sindhi culture day was started
when Dr Shahid Masood who had criticized the then President of Pakistan Asif Ali
Zardari for wearing a Sindhi cap on his overseas tours, then Sindhi people’s
response to criticism of former president Asif Ali Zardari for wearing a Sindhi
Topi (cap) even on official occasions. Since then, Sindhi culture day was
noticed and is celebrated to show unanimity of people. Television channel KTN
Head Ali QAZI announced that We will celebrate our traditional culture day and
at that time special cultural shows were aired then from that day onwards this
festival was given importance and its eminent worldwide.
Several political parties, including Pakistan People’s party, Muttahida Quami
Movement Pakistan and other parties arranged their separate rallies. This day is
being celebrated like Eid as the scenario of this day seems very delightful and
This festival is celebrated to keep their culture, tradition and values alive as
due culture invasion others cultures are very effected, Sindhi people has
celebrated this day to proliferate values among the new generation so they must
understand the importance of their culture.