Why pork is faovret dish of sindhis & sardar?
In India, right up to the time of Shivaji, Pratap, and Guru Govind Singh, the traditional royal flag was some shade of bhagwa (safforan) or kesari. This was the case in the days of the Mahabharata also. The only difference was in the symbol on the flag. lnterestingly enough, Jayadratha's (King of Sindh- Sindhu-pati) symbol was a silvery boar --- the wild pig, that the Rajputs love to hunt to this day.
Pig was an animal very well suited to the forests and river banks of Sindh, where it is found to this day.
During the early Harappan time it was probably domesticated, but as soon as food difficulties for human being appeared, it was quickly removed from the list of domesticals and the wild pig was hunted down.
In Sindh it was not a taboo, eliminating of wild pig and eating it continued well for many centuries, even during the Buddhist hay-day in Pakistan, when catching and eating of pig by the lower ...more
The first meat my father fed me was pork (From wild pig). Though i have not seen pork been cooked in my home.
Eating pork was a ancient tradition in sindh as it is a good source of all neccesary elements one needs in diet.
Also during the british rule the muslim clerics wld convert low caste hindus in sindh taking advantage of there poverty. So the Sindh RSS unit came with a noble idea of helping this people earn with help of pig farming.That wld help them earn and at the same time keep muslim clerics away.
Same way the sindhis (Hindus) belief that if one eats pork no one can do black magic on him must have been rooted in the community by the brahmins of elders during the muslim rule so as to keep the muslims away from converting the hindus. (ONE MUST REMEMBER THAT SINDH WAS THE 1st iNDIAN STATE TO FALL TO MUSLIM INVASION IN 712 AD, BUT TILL 1947 AD IT HAD A POPULATION OF 25% HINDUS, WHILE AREAS LI ...more