Sukkur, or Sakharu is the third largest city of Sindh province, situated on the west bank of Indus River in Pakistan in Sukkur District. One conjecture is that when Arabs invaded Sukkur (Sindh) in the 8th century, they found an extreme climate, and called it Saqar, which means intense.
However, the word Sakharu in Sindhi means “superior”, which the spelling of the city’s name in Sindhi suggests is the origin of the name. Sukkur is nicknamed Darya Dino meaning the gift of river), as without the Indus the city would be a desert.people of sukkur are sindhis(70%),urdu (17.5%),punjabi(8%),pushto (1.5%),baloch(1%),and others 2%.
This article sent by Rukhsar Baloch from Sakhar. Rukhsar has recently passed her 10th exam and is going to take admission in government girls college Sakhar.