Additional communities of Sindhi language speakers can be found in the US, UK, Oman, Singapore, and the Philippines.
the fourth caliph and cousin of the Prophet Muhammad.
The Sindhi language has an extremely intriguing history closely intertwined with the era of British colonial rule in India.
The Sindhi Diaspora that occurred as a consequence of the partition of British India had significant effects for both India and neighboring Pakistan, and they are still evident today.
The Sindhi language is classified as a member of the Indo-Aryan linguistic group, part of the Indo-European family of languages.
Languages of the Indo-Aryan family can be classified in three major stages of development: Old Indo-Aryan, or Sanskrit; Middle Indo-Aryan, consisting of Prakrit and Apabhramsha stages; and New Indo-Aryan, which dates from circa the 10th century CE.
Hyderabad's name translates literally as "Lion City" - from haydar, meaning "lion," and ābād, which is a suffix indicating a settlement.
"Lion" references Ali's valour in battle, The River Indus was changing course around 1757, resulting in periodic floods of the then capital of the Kalhora dynasty, Khudabad.The organization undertook the immense project of collecting old Sindhi literary traditions – many of them oral traditions that were later transcribed – and publishing them in a series of 40 volumes.Today the Sindhi language is spoken by an estimated 25 million people around the world, most of them found in the countries of Pakistan and India.The Sindhi language is especially noted for its extremely rich body of folk literature, which dates as far back as the language itself.In 1955, the Sindhi Adabi Board was established in the interest of promoting and preserving the Sindhi language.With the partition of British India in 1947, many Sindhi language speakers in Pakistan fled to India.