Memoirs

A Memoir of the 1950s – Part-IV

The Muslim League, where it existed, had only a flimsy organization. The feudal landowners were generally content with the Raj.…

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A Memoir of the 1950s – Part-III

The student movement flourished in the period 1949-54. During 1953. The DSF had presented certain demands to the educational authorities.…

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A Memoir of the 1950s – Part-II

The membership of the Karachi unit was drawn almost entirely from members of the muhajir community. Hasan Nasir, who in…

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A Memoir of the 1950s – Part-I

The Sindh Observer, expressing almost universal opinion in the province and campaigning against the separation of Karachi, was silenced. Eric…

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Memoirs of a Sindhi from Sukkur

“I feel Sindhis in rural areas should have stayed back in Sindh. I wonder why Hindu Sindhis left Sindh when…

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The Hurs: Once a Criminalized Tribe in Sindh

The author had visited Sanghar district during 1990s in connection with building Chotiari Reservoir in Makhi Lake area where she…

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Dr. Roshni Rustomji shares her memoirs of Karachi

Roshni Rustomji’s father Behram’s family was from Karachi and had lived there for at least three or four generations. Her…

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Questions for My Sindhi Grandmother

Hindu Sindhis like my grandmother, a minority community in the region, journeyed across the border and rebuilt their lives in…

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Leaving Karachi – IV

In October of 1947, a Sikh milkman was stabbed in a residential neighborhood just a few streets over from Bunder…

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Khushwant Singh’s book ‘Train to Pakistan’ makes Sindhis to recall pains of partition

It was the British authorities’ decision to split the British Indian Empire into the sovereign states of Pakistan and India.…

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