Showing posts with label Deserts of Pakistan. Show all posts
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Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Pakistan's unexplored Treasure - Tharparkar

The Thar district has derived its roots from Thar and Pakar. The name Thar has generated its name from Thul, which is the term denoted for sandy regions and Parkar means “to cross over”. Previously, it was known to be Thar and Pakar but now these two words combined one as “Tharparkar”.
It is a district that is located in the south east of Sindh province. More than 200 villages, 90% peoples are living in it. “Mithi” are commonly known as the headquarters of Thar. The large number of region is covered with sand. The common language that is spoken in Tharparkar is called Dhatki which is also referred as “Thari” language. Thari is generally a Rajasthani language. But though, Urdu and Sindhi are also spoken by some people there. There are two classes of mankind; Hindus and Muslims. The population of Muslims is 59% while the Hindu constitutes a population of 41%, according to the census held in 1998.
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