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Chador

 

a white, blue, or, sometimes, black covering in which Muslim women used to wrap themselves from head to foot when they left the house. Only the eyes remained uncovered. The criador was worn by a number of peoples in Iran, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, and the Arab countries, including Yemen and Iraq. It was used mainly in the cities. The chador is still worn by some women in Iran, Afghanistan, and certain Arab countries.

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According to announcement, Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister on Auqaf Qayoum Soomro is expected to inaugurate the urs celebrations by laying Chaddar floral wreaths and offering fateha at the Mazar of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai tomorrow morning.
The Inaugural Ceremony of Lok Mela was held at Lok Virsa Open Air Theatre, where Dastarbandi and Chaddar Poshi was performed by the Chief Guest Secretary, Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Azam Khan.
The Inaugural Ceremony of Lok Mela was held at Lok Virsa Open Air Theatre wherein, Dastarbandi and Chaddar Poshi was performed by the Chief Guest Secretary, Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Azam Khan.
This Santa Claus even carried over his head, the traditional Chaddar (shroud) offered by visiting devotees.
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Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister on Culture and Tourism Sharmila Farooqui has inaugurated the three days Urs celebrations by laying chaddar, floral wreath at the shrine of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latifabad and offering fateha.
When I had fallen ill, I had made a wish that if I get well then I will lay a chaddar here.
The Minister also visited the mazar of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai where he laid chaddar and floral wreaths and offered fateha for the integrity, solidarity, peace and prosperity of the country.
Advisor to Sindh Chief Minister on Culture and Tourism Sharmila Farooqui will inaugurate the three days Urs celebrations by laying chaddar, floral wreath at the shrine of Hazrat Shah Abdul Latifabad and offering fateha.
Lok Virsa honours the most respected master crafts person every year with a dastar or chaddar.