The centuries old rich camel heritage of Cholistan with the Marrecha tribe of camels is under threat.
Dancing of the Marrecha Camel of Pakistan. The Cholistan desert is part of the ancient Hakra River civilization, one of the oldest of the Aryan settlers in the Indian subcontinent. It is one of the largest deserts in Pakistan, inhabited by around 1.2 million Rohi pastoral people practicing mobile livestock […]
A public letter of Dr. Sajjad Khan. He is Professor and Chairman of the Animal Breeding and Genetics Department, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Dear colleagues Catwalks and bull walks are common vocabulary terms yet, ‘goat walk’ may be something new for many of you debating conservation and improved utilization of […]
Summary Falling in southern Punjab, Cholistan is one of the largest deserts of the country and part of the great Indian Desert. The Cholistan comprises three districtsBahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, and Rahim Yar Khan. The total area of Cholistan is 66,55,360 acres. The largest area of Cholistan is present inBahawalpurwhich is 40,28,217 […]