3. Sindhi language is ancient and rich in literature. A
Culture, in a sense is an spirit within the boundaries
of which individuals live by. Sindh is a province of
Pakistan and a historic region of the Pak-Hind
Its name is derived from its life stream, the river
Indus, known to the people by the name of
Sindh historically known as “Ba’ab ul Islam” and
is also called “Mehran”.
Around 3000 B.C, Dravidian cultures developed
and give rise to the Indus Valley Civilization.
4. Sindh is famous because of the
hospitality of people.
In Sindh women wear chaddars (when
going out of home) , having hand
Sindhi’s used to have quilts in their
Fish , rice and mangoes are special
eating items of Sindh.
In marriage ceremonies the music dance
are special items.
Sindhi’s used to have otaqs.
Sindhi’s are sophisticated in their
5. Sindhi Literature
Sindhi language evolved over a period of 2400 years,
with many waves of invasions by Greeks, Arabs,
Arghuns, Tarkhans, Seythians, Turks, Mughals and so
Sindhi literature is very rich, and is one of the world's
oldest literatures. Sindhi is a very rich language with a
vast vocabulary; this has made it a favorite of many
writers and so a lot of literature and poetry has been
written in Sindhi.
6. Sindhi culture belongs to that unique group of people with
the sense of common history and common traditions, as well
as multiplication of common interests. Sindhi culture is a
fusion of multiple culture patterns.
The roots of Sindhi culture and civilization go back to the
distant past. Archaeological researches during 19th and 20th
centuries showed the roots of social life, religion and culture
of the people of the Sindh: their agricultural practices,
traditional arts and crafts, customs and tradition and other
parts of social life, going back to a ripe and mature Indus
Valley Civilization of the third millennium BC. Recent
researches have traced the Indus valley
civilization to even earlier ancestry
7. SINDHI DRESS
Sindhi women wear the shalwarkameez or the sari and the men
wear the shalwarkameez or the Kurta with pyjamma. However,
before the adoption of the shalwarkameez the sari and the kurta
Sindh is had their own traditional costumes.
The Sindhi shalwar, also called kancha can be described as wide
pantaloons which do not begin to
gather at the knees as does the modern
Sindhi suthan, and are wideat the
The traditional Sindhi shalwar ris
similar to the Gujarati kafni.
11. Ekta (Ajrak) day
Ustad Manzoor Ali Khan
12. SINDHI MUSIC
Music from Sindhi province is sung in Sindhi, and is generally performed in either
the "Baits" or "Waee" styles. The Baits style is vocal music in Sanhoon (low voice)
or Graham (high voice). Waee instrumental music is performed in a variety of ways
using a string instrument. Waee, also known as Kafi, is found in the surrounding
areas of Balochistan, Punjab, and Kutch.
13. FAMOUS DISHES OF SINDH
Pallo machi (fish)
14. FAMOUS SINDHI SUFI POETS
Sindhi poetry is also prominent in Sindhi culture. Poetry
of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai &. Sachal Sarmast is very
famous amongst all of Pakistanis. Regional poets are
Shaikh Ayaz, Ustaad Bhukhari,Ahmed Khan MAdhoosh,
Adal Soomro, Ayaz Gull, Abdul Ghaffar Tabasum,
Rukhsana Preet & Waseem samro,
Many sindhi poets are
doing their poetry work
16. Formerly known as the North-West Frontier
Located in the north-west of the country.
Khyber Pass links the province to Afghanistan.
The Kohala Bridge in Bakote Abbottabad is a
major crossing point over the Jhelum River in
The main ethnic group in the province is
Pashtuns; other smaller ethnic groups include
most notably the Hazarewals and Chitralis.
The climate of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa varies
immensely for a region of its size,
encompassing most of the many climate
types found in Pakistan.
Rainfall also varies widely. Although large
parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa are typically
dry, the province also contains the wettest
parts of Pakistan in its eastern fringe.
Pashto, Hindko, Kalami, Torwali, Saraiki,
Gujari, Kalkoti, mondr, Palula, Dameli, Gawar-
Bati, Yidgha, Burushaski, Wakhi
• Pashto is spoken as a first language by 15.5% (28-30
millions) of Pakistanis, mostly in the Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa and in Balochistan as well.
• The Pashto has rich written literary traditions as well as
an oral tradition.
19. KPK DRESS
1. Their dress code is shalwar kamez ,which differently
made for men and women.
2. Males usually wear Kufi , Kandahari cap ,Turban or
Pakul as traditional headgear.
3. Leaders some time wear a karakul hat.
4.Pathans usually wear Shalwar qameez with turban. This
turban is a symbol of honour for them.
Hindko and Pashto folk music are popular in
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and has a rich tradition going
back hundreds of years.
The main instruments are the Rubab, mangey and
23. FOOD AND DISHES
Most popular and famous food of them is Chapali
Kabab-a flat beef kabab.
Faluda mainly a sweet dish is also found here
Peshawar is known for its Kawa(GREEN TEA)
which has a unique flavour
24. • Buzakashi Festival
• Eid ul Azha
• Eid ul Fiter
Perzawal (proud of their strength of arms,
Pukhtoons are fond of field sports. In the early
stage of his life, a child measures his strength
with his compatriots in wrestling bouts called
Cricket is also played a lot in Khyber
Pakhtunkhwa. It has created world-class
sportsmen like Shahid Khan Afridi Younus Khan,
and many more.
26. Famous Poets
Khushhal Khan Khatak
Saeed Ahmad Akhtar
Ahmad shah durrani
Pashtun men usually gather at special events and
listen to Pashto poetry.
Other than the diversity of cultures, KPK people are
very hospitable and loving .
They appreciate the arrival of guests at their place
and tend to be very mehmaan nawaz.