Demotix.com The Network for Freelance Photojournalists 30,000 contributors. 212 territories. Photos. Videos. News.

Culture Day celebrated across Sindh

Culture Day celebrated across Sindh

Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010

Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
01/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010
Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
02/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010
Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
03/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010
Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
04/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010
Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
05/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010
Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
06/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010
Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
07/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010
Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
08/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010
Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
09/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010
Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
10/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010
Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
11/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010
Culture Day celebrated across Sindh
12/12
Caption
Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010

Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010

Colourful activities including rallies were organized on Saturday across the province to mark Sindh Culture Day which has become an annual festival after celebrating Sindhi Topi (cap) and Ajrak Day last year. Karachi, Pakistan. 04/12/2010

The colorful ceremonies were held in Karachi and other towns & cities of the province to mark the Sindh Culture Day with renewed commitment and zeal. A colorful ceremony was organized at a government girls high school wherein the teachers and students wore Ajrak. The students presented tableaus highlighting the 5000-year old civilization of Sindh.

A rally was taken out in the town which after marching through different roads ended at national press club.

The participants of rally wore Sindhi caps and Ajrak. The Bright Public Future School and government boys primary school too organized functions to celebrate Sindh Culture Day. In Sehwan, a number of rallies were taken out to mark the Culture Day.

The Noohani community, Sindh Dost Ittehad, Sindh United Party, Jeeay Sindh Mahaz, Jeeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz, PPP-Shaheed Bhutto and other organizations organized the rallies. The organizers of rallies distributed gifts of Sindhi caps and Ajraks among the people.

Sindh Culture Day was also celebrated with national fervor in Umerkot, Chhor, New Chhor, Soofi Fakeer,Kunri, Samaro, Dhoro Naro and other towns of district with taking out rallies by different political and social organizations.

Provincial minister for population welfare Syed Ali Mardan Shah led a rally in Umerkot while educational institutions organized colorful functions.

At Gharo town of Thatta district, Ghulam Qadir Palijo, father of Sindh Culture Minister Sasui Palijo, led a rally while Jeeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz, Sindh Taraqi Passand Party, Jeeay Sindh Tahreek, Mirpur Sakro Teachers’ Association, PPP-SB, Sindh Paramedical Staff, Sindh United Party, Awami Tahreek and the local journalists took out separate rallies to mark the day.

In Matli, dozens of rallies were taken out and colorful functions were arranged at educational institutions. PPP, Sindh Taraqi Pasand Party, MQM, Young Kashmiri Ittehad, Paigham Welfare Association and other organizations took out rallies.

The citizens took out rallies in Tando Ghulam Haider town while MPA Mir Muhammad Hassan Babu Talpur led a rally in New Dumbalo and Tando Ghulam Ali which ended in Matli.

The PPP ladies wing and Sindh People’s Students Federation also organized rallies in Matli.

Submitted by
Disclaimer

Please note: the text contained in "Culture Day celebrated across Sindh" has not been corrected, edited or verified by Demotix and is the raw text submitted by the photojournalist. All views and opinions expressed are that of the independent photojournalist and do not represent the views of Demotix Ltd. These details have been included in order to provide as much information as possible to the Media buyer.