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Muhammad saad

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Transcript of Saraiki

Saraiki Community History Saraiki people cont Saraiki People Most of the seraiki population is divided into
two groups; jat/rajput community and those
who are baloch by origin

Other seraiki tribes either claim Arab ancestry
or else form distinct communities

Historically, the Arora were a Hindu community settled in southern Punjab who also spoke Saraiki, or Multani as they call it. A significant number of Saraiki speaking people also reside in India History
Saraiki People
Saraiki Language
Saraiki Culture
Conclusion The origin of saraiki culture came from Indus Valley Civilization Multan is considered as the most ancient cities of the world Saraiki culture is greatly influenced by Greeks, Persians, Mongols and Afghans Contents Saraiki Language Saraiki is a standardized written language belonging to the Indo-Aryan (Indic) language family. Saraiki language is spoken by over 80 million people in the subcontinent. Among those 50 Million are in Pakistan and 30 Million are in India. Saraiki is the 61st largest language out of more than 6000 languages in the world. The word "Saraiki" originated from the word "Sauvira", a kingdom name of ancient India, also mentioned in the Sanskrit epic Mahabharata Promotional steps for the language Saraiki language has been used in academics until recently. Many institutions have been laid down for the promotion of this language An organization namely Saraiki Academy was founded in Multan. The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, department of Saraiki, Bahauddin Zakariya University, in Multan, department of Saraiki, and Allama Iqbal Open University, in Islamabad, department of Pakistani languages were established for promotional purposes. Saraiki Culture People usually wear Shalwar kameez, which is the national dress of Pakistan. The traditional male dress is Lungi with Chola (kameez). The traditional male dresses are suthaNrshalwar, Ghayiroli SuthaNrShalwar. The tradition is also to put Rumal or Pashmina or Shaal on shoulder. Shalwar with Kamez. Chadar is also an important part of male and female dress. Women wear bochanrr and men wear Patka on the head. Women also used to wear ghagra but it is not used only for wedding and parties. ..... ... A language of love and literature.
Enabled the great saraiki poets to produce masterpieces of literature. Different themes of poetry love for beloved one love for land Used by sufi poets not only for communicating with people but also to God Khawaja Ghulam Farid, Sachal Sarmast and Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai are some of famous seraiki poets Sports Saraiki culture has its own traditional sports and games Geeti Danna Baandar Killa Pittu Garam Stapu Kabaddi Art & Music Jhumar is the traditional Saraiki folk dance. The word "Jhumar" comes from Jhum/Jhoom, which means Swaying Originated in Multan and Balochistan. A lively form of music and dance. Famous Saraiki singers Abida Parveen Zulfiqar zulfi Allah Ditta Loney Wala Hamid Jamshed Other local & cultural traditions Charpai and hamcha A big wooden cart which is meant to be sit upon In saraiki culture, it can be found in chowks and baithaks The biggest charpai of the world is also in Dera Ghazi Khan according to Guinness World Records. Cultural norms and common values A reflection of patience in their personalities Possess tenderness Self-determined Independent Hospitable Conclusion As explained earlier that sareiki has got ancient history A lot of modifications have also come in its language
and dialect
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