Aikta Day celebrated all over Sindh
SUKKUR: The Aikta Day was observed on Sunday in all the large and small cities of Sindh, including Sukkur, Khairpur, Shikarpur, Naushehro Feroze, Moro, Larkana, Dadu and Ghotki.
Political activists of the nationalist parties, civil society, journalists, Green Rotary Club, Khairpur, youths, children and girls wore colourful dresses, Sindhi caps and Ajraks and danced in the cities holding party flags and maps of Sindh.
There were colorful events on the Aikta Day. Large rallies, motorcade caravans with amplifiers playing “Sindh Muh Ji Amma”, “Cha Likhy Cha Likha” and other songs.
Renowned journalist Mumtaz Bukhari said the Aikta Day is celebrated annually by Sindhis living across Pakistan and abroad. He said the Day is beyond ethnic discrimination and conveys the message of love with Sindh, its traditions and culture.
Bukhari said Sindhis, Urdu speaking people, Punjabis, Baloch living in Sindh were also celebrating the day. Yaseen Junaijo said the gatherings of the people gave the message of unity. He said the day also encourages the artisans to carry on their artistic work, which should be promoted. He said the day also gives the message that the soil of Sindh is fertile. It also produced historians.
Meanwhile, most of the cities in Sindh were giving beautiful look and it appeared as if it was a day of Eid. The celebrations reduced the distances among the class.