Interesting Facts About Sindh & Sindhis

  1. SINDH HAS A VERY ANCIENT HISTORY. SINDHU RIVER HAS BEEN MENTIONED IN RIG VEDA. THERE ARE FOUR MAIN VEDAS, YAJUR VED, SAAM VED, ARATHVED AND RIG VEDA.
  2. ORIGIN OF THE WORDS “HIND” AND “INDIA” IS “SINDH” 
  3. ARABS LED BY MOHAMAD BIN QASIM CONQUERED SINDH IN 711 A.D. WHICH WAS AT THAT TIME RULED BY RAJA DAHIR SEN.  
  4. MOTHER OF GREAT MUGHAL EMPEROR AKBAR, CAME FROM SINDH. 
  5. THE BRITISH CONQUERED SINDH IN 1843 A.D. 
  6. GANDHlDHAM IN KUTCH INDIA HAS BEEN DEVELOPED AS A NEW HOME TOWN FOR SINDHIS DISPLACED AFTER PARTITION OF INDIA IN YEAR 1947. THE DEVELOPMENT WAS INITIATED BY LATE BHAI PARTAB. 
  7. VANKHANDI MAHARAJ ESTABLISHED THE FAMOUS SADH BELLA IN SINDHI IN 1824 A.D. 
  8. MOHENJO-DARO REPRESENTING INDUS VALLEY CIVILIZATION IS LOCATED IN SINDH. 
  9. THE FIRST SINDHI SCRIPT WAS FORMED IN 1853 A.D. 
  10. AMONGST ALL THE INDIAN LANGUAGES THE QUARAN WAS TRANSLATED FIRST IN SINDHI LANGUAGE 
  11. FIRST SINDHI NEWSPAPER WAS PRINTED IN 1866 A.D. 
  12. FIRST SINDHI FILM”EKTA” WAS PRODUCED IN 1942. 
  13. THE FIRST SINDHI FILM MADE IN INDIA AFTER PARTITION WAS “ABANA”. 
  14. THE FIRST POSTAL STAMP IN INDIA WAS INTRODUCED IN HYDERABAD SINDH IN 1852 AD 
  15. THE FIRST RAILWAY TRAIN IN SINDH WAS STARTED ON 13 TH MAY 1861 FROM KARACHI TO KOTRI. 
  16. IN INDIA THE FIRST AIR FLIGHT WAS STARTED FROM MUMBAI TO KARACHI SINDH. 
  17. THE INDIAN PARLIAMENT HOUSE WAS CONSTRUCTED BY A SINDHI BUILDING CONTRACTOR MR. LACHMANDAS DEMBLA.