The Ajrak block printed shawls of the Sindh region found mention in the Prime Minister’s Mann ki Baat 2.0 address. What is Ajrak? Ajrak is a unique block printed shawl which is considered as a symbol of Sindhi culture and tradition. It is made using the process called woodblock printing. Its use ranges from turbans ..
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Sushma Swaraj, External Affairs minister has asked Indian High Commissioner in Pakistan to send a report on incident where 2 minority Hindu girls were kidnapped on Holi in Sindh province. The 2 girls, 13 year-old Raveena and 15-year old Reena were allegedly kidnapped and forcibly converted to Islam in Ghotki district. This incident has led the ..
Krishna Kumari Kohli has become the first-ever Thari Hindu woman to be elected to the Senate of Pakistan in March 2018 and chaired the session of the Upper House of Parliament on the occasion of the International Women’s Day (IWD-2019). She is known for her campaigns for women’s rights, against bonded labour, and against sexual ..
Suman Kumari has become the first Hindu woman in Pakistan to be appointed as a civil judge after passing an examination for induction of judicial officers. She hails from Qambar-Shahdadkot & will serve in her native district. Suman passed her LLB examination from Hyderabad and did her masters in law from Karachi’s Szabist University. This ..
Sunita Parmar, a Hindu woman in Sindh province, has created history by becoming the first from the minority community to contest the provincial assembly elections in Pakistan that are scheduled to be held on July 25. Parmar, who is from the Meghwar community will contest as an independent candidate for the Sindh Assembly constituency from ..
Krishna Kumari will be the first female Hindu lawmaker in Pakistan since 1947, when Pakistan gained independence from Britain. Nasir Shah, the spokesman in the provincial government of Sindh Province, stated that Kumari is poised to become lawmaker in the 3rd March 2018 elections for the Upper House of Parliament after the country’s Opposition party ..
Prayers were offered the Goraknath Temple in Peshawar (built around 1823) who’s gates were reopened after 60 years following a Court order. The Peshawar High Court permitted the opening of the Gates and also permitting worship in the Temple. The Court refused to give control over the property to the family attempting to stake claim ..