The women of Sindh

By Bina Shah

SHAH Abdul Latif Bhitai, the famous Sufi poet of Sindh, is known to every Sindhi and nearly every Pakistani as the author of the Risalo, that magnificent collection of epic poetry encompassing the folk tales of Sindh. With the magic of an alchemist, he elevates the simple stories into beautiful parables of the Sufi’s yearning to put an end to the separation between himself and God.
Oxford universities, is the name at the top of the list but there are others who we can find as examples. Mehtab Rashdi, Hamida Khuhro and Anita Ghulam Ali are some of the most educated Sindhi women in Pakistan

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About: The writer is a novelist. binashah@yahoo.combinashah@yahoo.com

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2 thoughts on “The women of Sindh”

  1. i this will prove to pave the way to inspire young sindhi women to come forward in the erna of politics irrespective of party affiliations particularly sindhiani tahreek to move forward to sindhi assembly to contribute for changing the sindhi society.

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