Sind province renamed to ‘Sindh’ in constitution


KARACHI: The provincial Assembly today approved a bill to rename the province Sind as Sindh in the constitution.

The assembly approved the Sindh Laws Amendment Bill of 2012, whereby the letter “h” will be added in the name of the province.

The name of the province will be written as Sindh instead of Sind.

The southern province is ruled by a Pakistan People’s Party(PPP)-led government. PPP is also in charge of the federal government.

The province of Sindh is named after the Indus River, which was previously called ‘Sindhu’.

The government has renamed three provinces, Sind, Baluchistan and North-West Frontier Province now they became Sindh, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan.

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