Baloch Culture Day observed in Balochistan

On the occasion, the Baloch youth were seen dancing on the beats of drums in a traditional style

Balochi Culture Day

Baloch Culture Day was observed in various districts of Balochistan on 2nd March, 2015.

On the occasion, various processions of youth, students and people from all walks of life were taken out from various parts of the provincial capital with participants wearing distinctive Balochi turban and embroidered dresses. The Baloch youth were also seen dancing on the beats of drums in a traditional performance known as ‘chaap’.

The ruling Balochistan National Party organised an event regarding Baloch Culture Day in the Quetta Press Club in which a large number of men, women, children and students participated. Other notables and political figures who attended the event included Government of Balochistan Spokesperson Jan Muhammad Buledi, Dr Ishaq Baloch and Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo.

Speaking on the occasion, the participants said that culture is representative of lifestyle and identity of any nation and the purpose of celebrating Baloch Culture Day is to introduce it to the world and send a message of peace to all. They said that the culture day provides an opportunity of sharing happiness and getting together, adding that culture is a key factor which plays a pivotal role in the development of any people. They said that all the pro-development people present their culture in a beautiful way so that they could move ahead and promote brotherhood.

In the meanwhile, a rally was also organised by the Balochistan National Party on the occasion of Baloch Culture Day in which a large number of party workers, women and children participated. The participants had put on traditional Balochi costumes and were raising slogans in support of the Balochi culture.

Rallies were also organised by the student organisations and an event was also organised in the University of Balochistan which attracted an overwhelming participation form students and teachers. Events were also held in Dhadar and a rally, led by Mir Qutub Jatoi, was taken out with a huge participation from the youth. Various events were also organised in Dera Bugti, Sibi, Makran and other parts of the province.

Addressing on the occasion, the speakers were of the view that celebrating such days is a source of promotion of the common identity, brotherhood and peace, adding that this day is a message of cooperation, peace and love. They stressed the youth to work incessantly to promote their culture and transfer it to the coming generations so that it could be preserved with its pristine glory.

Courtesy: Daily Times, Pakistan

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