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Humshehri: Thinking Pakistan's History

Thinking Pakistan's History
  • Pakistan: An ancient past dating back to 7000 BC with the Mehrgarh Civilization

  • The subcontinent is home to several famous Sufi poets and thinkers.

  • Ajrak, a Sindhi block-printed cloth, dates back to the Indus Valley Civilization.

  • The unique history of Balochistan is essential to understanding its current situation.

  • Gilgit-Baltistan: Home to several of the highest mountain peaks in the world.

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  • Stone Age to Modern Humans: Earliest life in the subcontinent dates back 300,000 to 500,000 years ago
  • Gandhara: A region in northwestern Pakistan, center of civilization and culture for centuries
  • Sher Shah Suri: A successful conqueror, brilliant administrator who built GT Road
  • Sindh Province: Derives its name from the Sanskrit name for the Indus River
  • Katas Raj: Located in the Salt Range, an important pilgrimage site for Hindu devotees for over a 1,000 years
  • Swati Phulkari: Traditional embroidery from the subcontinent, made with vibrant colors on a dark cloth in Swat
  • Shandur Polo: Rival teams from Gilgit and Chitral compete against each other up north