Frequently asked questions related to Ajrak Sindhi and Sindhi culture

The ajrak sindhi and topi is celebrated on first Sunday of December every year in Sindh Pakistan

Sindhi culture day history, especially topi day was celebrated in 2017 in Pakistan and worldwide by the people of Sindh residing abroad in the USA, Canada, Australia, and Europe.


Sindhi is ancient Indo-Aryan and rich in literature, a language spoken by the Sindhi people primarily in Sindh Pakistan, and Sindhi in India It is one of the 22 official languages recognized by the Indian Constitution and has around 41 million speakers worldwide. The Sindhi language has a rich literary tradition dating back to the 14th century. It has produced notable poets, Shah Abdul Latif, writers, and scholars who have contributed to the development of Sindhi literature and culture. The language is written in the Arabic script and has its own unique grammar and vocabulary. It consists of 52 alphabetical letters

The Sindhi and Pakistani people including Punjabi, Pathan, and Baloch, wear a diverse range of Sindhi handmade, dresses as follows;

  1. Ajrak: A block-printed shawl or wrap that is commonly worn by both men and women. It is considered an important part of Sindhi culture and is often gifted on special occasions.
  2. Topi: A cap made of woven fabric, usually cotton or silk. It is worn by men and is an important part of the Sindhi cultural identity.
  3. Ghagra: A long skirt worn by women, often embellished with embroidery, mirrors, and beads.
  4. Cholo: A fitted blouse worn with the ghagra, often made of silk or cotton.
  5. Patko: A long scarf or waistband worn by men, usually made of cotton or silk and often embroidered.
  6. Kanchli: A traditional blouse worn by women, usually made of cotton and adorned with embroidery or mirror work.
  7. Suthan: A baggy pant worn by both men and women, often made of cotton or silk and decorated with embroidery or beadwork.