Expert sounds alarm over state of heritage sites in Kachho
DADU: Renowned archaeologist and historian Syed Hakim Ali Shah Bukhari has urged provincial and federal governments to protect archaeological and historical sites located across Kachho belt.[TOP]
The sites would completely disappear if the government did not undertake the responsibility to look after them, said Mr Bukhari while addressingaliteraryconference on the second and concluding day of Kachho Festivalin Johi town, 20 kilometres from here, on Thursday. The historians discussed archaeological, historical and cultural sites of Kachho at the conference.
Mr Shah stressed the need for promoting Sindhi folk singers while historian Abdul Fatah Daheri said that Kachho was a treasure trove of historical places dating back to Buddhist and Islamic traditions located at different places in Kachho belt and urged scholars to carry out research on these.Sujag Sansar, presented a tableau showcasing Kachho`s culture.
Sindh Minister for Culture Syed Sardar Shah and Sindh Minister for Public Health Engineering Fayaz Butt also attended the function.
Folk singers Ahmed Mughal, Ambar Mahak, Manzoor Sakhirani, Hubdar Ali Sakhirani, Hamal Faqir, Sanwal Sang group, Akhtiar Khushik and Laky Baloch performed in the musical programme.-Correspondent