Singapore Sindhi Association
Sindhi Interesting Facts
Sindh has a very ancient history. Sindhu river has been mentioned in Rig Veda. There are four main Vedas, Yajur Ved, Saam Ved, Arath Ved and Rig Veda.
Origin of the words “Hind” and “India” is “Sindh” .
Mother of great Mughal emperor Akbar, came from Sindh.
The British conquered Sindh in 1843 AD.
Gandhidham 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.
Vankhandi Maharaj established the famous Sadh Bella in sindhi in 1824 AD.
The first Sindhi script was formed in 1853 AD.
Amongst all the Indian languages the Quaran was translated first in Sindhi language.
First Sindhi newspaper was printed in 1866 AD.
First Sindhi film”Ekta” was produced in 1942.
The Sindhi diaspora consists of Sindhi people who have emigrated from the historical Sindh province of British India, as well as the modern Sindh province of Pakistan, to other countries and regions of the world, as well as their descendants.
Apart from South Asia, there is a large and well-established community of Sindhis throughout different continents of the world – including Singapore, Canada, Malaysia, Oman, UAE, USA and UK etc