SMIU's Students Visit Bhitshah, Fort Under Exploring Sindh Educational Tour'
Muhammad Irfan 5 days ago Fri 15th March 2019 | 09:04 PM
A group of SMIU's students reached at the shrine of great mystic poet of Pakistan Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, at Bhitshah, on Friday
BHITTAI (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News / NNI - 15th March, 2019) A group of SMIU's students reached at the shrine of great mystic poet of Pakistan Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai, at Bhitshah, on Friday.It was second day of their four-day visit to some historical, archaeological and cultural places of Sindh under the program of "Exploring Sindh Educational Tour."The local officials of Department of Culture and Tourism, Government of Sindh, warmly welcomed the delegation.
On this occasion officials of Department of Awqaf briefed the students and faculty members of SMIU. In it, they talked on the poetry of Shah Abdul Latif Bhittai and said that the poetry of this great poet is a combination of love, tolerance, struggle, determination, sacrifice, and brotherhood.
They further said that Shah Latif has written almost in all linguistic dialects of Sindhi language and given a message in amazing Sindhi classical literary genre of wai and bait.On this occasion Prof.
Dr. Zahid Ali Channar, Dean of SMIU's faculty of Management, business Administration and Commerce said that Dr Muhammad Ali Shaikh, Vice Chancellor of SMIU has always given preference to the visits of SMIU's students to the ancient sites and cultural places of Pakistan to understand their own country.
Over here at Bhitshah students of SMIU listened kalaam of Shah Latif on tradition musical instrument - Tambooro, sung by Fakirs of Bhittai.
They also visited the last abode of Sindh's another great poet of 20thcentury- Shaikh Ayaz at Bhitshah. Some of them also paid visit to the last abode of Dr Umar Bin Mohammad Daudpoto, an alumnus and former principal of SMI.Later on the delegation of SMIU students visited archaeological site-Kot Diji fort in district Khairpur Mirs.
SMIU's students were briefed the history of this ancient fort of Indus Valley Civilization of 3300 BCE. They also got interest in its various sections, its architecture and the things found from it during the excavation. NNI