MIANWALI CULTURE

CULTURAL HISTORY OF MIANWALI

THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF MIANWALI

THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF MIANWALI Some friends requested to  write the history of Mianwali – To write history one has to do a lot of study and research of history books – This is the work of historians, some books on the history of Mianwali district already exist – the first book was probably written …

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FOOD

FOOD

KATWA  TRADITIONAL DISHES INCLUDED KATWA, BEEF CURRY MADE WITH WHOLE SPICES AND WITHOUT ANY GHEE OR OIL IN HUGE EARTHENWARE CONTAINERS KNOWN AS KATWA.WHEAT, GRAM, MILLET BAJRA AND BARLEY GRAINS WERE COOKED IN VARIOUS WAYS TO SERVE AS BREAKFAST OR SNACKS. MURUNDA  MURUNDA WAS MADE OF ROASTED WHEAT, GRAM,BAJRA OR BARLEY MIXED WITH MELTED GUR. …

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CLOTHS ( ATTIRE)

CLOTHS ( ATTIRE)

MEN DRESS THE MALE DRESS COMPRISED LONG WHITE CALICO KURTA (CHOLA),WHITE CALICO TEHMAD (MANJHLA) AND WHITE MUSLIN TURBAN (PATKA).EVERY MALE HAD TO WEAR A PATKA, AS BARE HEAD WAS REGARDED AS A MARK OF INSOLENCE. PATKA CHOLA MANJLA FOOTWEAR KHERI A FLAT SANDAL KNOWN AS TILLAY WALI KHERI IS  THE TRADITIONAL MALE FOOTWEAR.  THE LADIES …

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LIVING

LIVING

LIVING (GHAR) A SINGLE MUD BUILT HALL KNOWN AS KOTHA, SERVED AS FAMILY BED-CUM-DINING ROOM. CHULLAH A 4 FEET HIGH U-SHAPED ROOFLESS ENCLOSURE WITH ONE OR TWO MUD-BUILT OVENS KNOWN AS CHULLAH.THE COURTYARD, USUALLY ABOUT A KANAL IN AREA, WAS SURROUNDED BY A 5 TO 6 FEET HIGH WALL. THE ENTRANCE WAS A 6 FEET …

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LANGUAGEs

LANGUAGEs

IT IS GENERALLY AGREED THAT LANGUAGE AND CULTURE ARE CLOSELY RELATED. LANGUAGE CAN BE VIEWED AS A VERBAL EXPRESSION OF CULTURE. IT IS USED TO MAINTAIN AND CONVEY CULTURE AND CULTURAL TIES. LANGUAGE PROVIDES US WITH MANY OF THE CATEGORIES WE USE FOR EXPRESSION OF OUR THOUGHTS, SO IT IS THEREFORE NATURAL TO ASSUME THAT …

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MIANWALI CULTURE

“CULTURE IS THE SUM OF ALL THE FORMS OF ART, OF LOVE, AND OF THOUGHT, WHICH, IN THE COURSE OF CENTURIES, HAVE ENABLED MAN TO BE LESS ENSLAVED.”– ANDRE MALRAUX. MIANWALIAN CULTURE IS RICH AND DIVERSE AND AS A RESULT  UNIQUE IN ITS VERY OWN WAY. OUR MANNERS, WAY OF COMMUNICATING WITH ONE ANOTHER, ETC …

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