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1st  June

1939: Moulana Habibur Rahman, the Ahrar leader, speaking at the U.P Ahrar Political Conference at Meerut, assertes that the cry of ‘Islam is in dander’raised by the Muslim League is baseless ans is intends to mislead the ignorant Muslim masses for the selfish end of those who claimed to be the leaders of the community.
1950: Lahor Newspapers and press protest against decisions of the Central Press Advisory Board.
1953: It is public holidy in Pakistan, because the country is celebrating Tajposhi anniversary og the Queen Elizbeth.
1954: Pakistan’s first people’s luxuary train ‘Punjab Express’ steams out of Karachi bound for Rawalpindi.
1956: Governor’s rule is lifted and Abu Hassan Sarkar’s Government is restored in East Pakistan.
1960: Third Governor of West Pakistan (in five years) Malik Amir Ahmad Khan ,Nawab of Kalabagh takes oath.
1962: Soviet Union awards Lenin Prize to Faiz Ahmad Faiz on account of his literary contribution. 
1963: Fifty thousand people lost their lives in East Pakistan due to cyclon.
1972: The POWs issue will be discussed after Pakistan recognizes Bangladesh, says Abdul Samad Azad, Foreign Minister of Bangladesh.
1973: Wali Khan doubts that PPP is creating East Pakistan-like conditions in Balochistan.
1977: Imposition of Martial law is contrary to the present constitution: Lahore High court Judgment.
1988: Nawaz Sharif becomes Chief Minister of Punjab.

 

2nd  June

1838: Colonel Pottenger send request to Mir Noor Muhammad Khan that some boats coming from Punjab had been stopped and plundered at place called ‘Bakee Pattung’ by sepoys of Mir Ali Murad son of Mir Sobdar Khan and that act was direct breach of treaty . it was in interests of both the Governments that measures should be taken without delay for the punishment of the culprits.
1904: Philosopher , Social worker & Man of letter Diwan Dayaram Gidumal establishes ‘The Industrial Association’ at Hyderabad so as to promote home-industry and enhance industrial know-how.
1917: The Citizens’ Association of Hyderabad celebrates its second anniversary. It is presided over by Seth Harchandrai Vishindas and speakers of the occasion are Karamchand Gurmukhdas, Gopaldas Jhamatmal,Jethmal Parsram and Santdas Mangharam.
1929: 8th Annual Session of the Sindh Students’ Conference starts under the presidency of G.N.Gokhale.
1939: Twenty influential Muslim leaders, including the Premiers of Bengal and Punjab, suggest voluntary renunciation by Shias and Sunis of the right claimed by them to public recitation of the Tabarra and Madah-e-Sahaba, respectively. Such rennunciation, the leaders urge, would offer a reasonable basis for an honouable settlement.
1948: Pakistan Newspapers’ Editors Council (PNEC) condemns Government restrictions on ‘Al-Waheed’ and ‘Sindh Observer’.
1950: More than 2031000 migrants have reached from India to Sindh. Very serious differences are emerged between Sindh and Central Governments. General impression in Sindh is taking place that they are being converted into minority and their social setup is being destroyed with intentions.They are not against migration of vicitimised Indian Muslims, but there should be equal distribution and settlement amongist all provinces.
1951: Reforms Committee recommends Provincial status for Balochistan.
1955: For the first time perhaps in the history of Pakistan, a lady is hanged in Gujrat Jail for murder.
1958: Feroz Khan Noon, Prime Minister of Pakistan blames Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan that he is opposing ‘One-Unit’ because, he wants to create ‘Pakhtonistan’.
1966: Opposition demands lifting of Emergency and condemns ‘Tashkant Declaration’.
1971: India is training 30,000 anti-Pakistanis from East Pakistan, discloses Pakistan.
1973: Pir Pagaro wants to see me killed, blames Jam Sadiq Ali, Sindh Minister for Local Bodies.
1979: Ghous Bux Bizenjo is elected President of newly formed Pakistan National Party (PNP).

 

3rd  June

. 1936: Lahore merchants express their apprehension about Pandit Nehru’s Socialist doctrine and vainly endeavoured to persuade him that his propengada is inopportane.
1947: The Transfer of power plan is accepted by big parties and their leaders. It is announced and broadcasted by All-India Radio.
1948: It is beginning of unique era and provinces those took part in the Pakistan Movement are mishandeled politically. Ex-Premier of the United Bengal, Hussain Shaheed Sarwardi is arrested. Investigations into 56 allegations leveled against Ex-Chief Minister of Sindh, Muhammad Ayub Khuhro are started.
1949: Now Pakistan has its onw currency, therefore the coin of One Rupee of united India will not be curreny more in the country.
1956: PMAs of the West Pakistan Assembly to get Rs.300 per month as allowance.
1963: Two killed in Lahore riots, military is called to maintain law and order situation.
1970: Stage is set to abolish ‘One-Unit’. Government completes its paper work.
1971: Ayub is responsible to create critical conditions in East Pakistan with the result that people were pushed to anti-Pakistan camp. Says Z.A.Bhutto.
1977: PNA & PPP Government talks start. Section 144 is withdrawn and leaders are released.

 

4th  June

1843: The Government of India approves the plan of Sindh Governor, Chales Napier regarding re-opening the ancient communications between the Indus and Nara.
1857: The Government of Bombay allows Sindh Commissioner to provide accommodation to Port Officer at Manora.
1924: A big public meeting and party meeting of Sindh Jamiat-Ul-Ulema is held at Sukkur with Moulana Taj Mahood Amroti in chair.
1936: Sindh Labour Party is formed at Karachi and Dr.Tarachand Lalwani is elected its president.
1939: Sj.Subhas Chandra Bose, addressing the Pabna District Political Conference at Hetampur says that the Forward Block in Congress is the product of historical necessity and it has been born at the right time and in the proper manner. If this task had been postponed or delayed, the internal crisis of the Congress Party might have appeared at a time when the external crisis was overtaking us.
1947: The Working Committee of the All-India Muslim League discusses and accepts the plan fot the transfer of power.
1948: Khan Abdul Ghaffar is arrested and the Government justifies its action against Hussain Shaheed Sahawardi on the plea that he wanted to include East and West Bengal in Indian Union.
1949: Punjab Communist Party demands Government not to support Burma.
1955: Major General Iskandar Mirza, Interior Minister, joins Pakistan Muslim League.
1960: Moula Bux Soomro is disqualified to take part in politics for six years.
1963: Therhi, the village in Khairpur witness terrible clashes between two rival religious groups. Sixty six are injured and some number is killed.
1968: National Assembly adopts ‘ Ex-States’ Nawabs’ Pension Bill’. Ex-Ruler of Khairpur to get Rs.100000 Annual pension.
1970: Mumtaz Doultana believes that some political parties of Pakistan are getting foreign financial support and he demands action against them.
1972: Thirteen prisoners are killed and more 35 injured in police firing in Sukkur Central Jail.

 

5th  June

1838: Colonel Pottenger writes to Mir Rustam Khan informing him that Government of India will not make any application to Maharaja Ranjeetsing for restoration of Muzaree district and Rojhan until Moulvi Naseeruddin was seized and his followers driven out of Sindh.
1916: The meeting of the ‘Karachi Citizens’ Association’ is hold to chalk out annual schedule of its activities. It is also decided to raise ‘ Gokhale Memorial Fund’.
1945: The Council of the Sindh Muslm League passes resolution urging the All-India Muslim League to revise its policy and transfer control of the Assembly Party from the Central Parliamentary Board to the Provincial leagues.
1947: The Viceroy of India invites seven leaders and discuss with them the setting up of a ‘Partition Committee’.
1950: Nine members of PNEC resign in protest and demand resignation of Pir Ali Muhammad Shah Rashdi as its chairman.
1954: Five hundred thirty two politicians and political activists are arrested in East Pakistan. This action is followed by soon after the imposition of the Governor rule.
1959: Pakistan and Iran exchange instruments of ratification on the boundary agreement.
1960: Fatima Jinnah demands constitution for the country. We must not set an example of a nation without constitution, she says. 
1970: Shaikh Mujeeb is elected as the President of Wast Pakistan Awami League. The stage is set for a big change.
1973: International Court of Justice takes up case of transfer of POWs and India boycotts the proceedings.
1977: Curfew is withdrawn from Karachi and Hyderabad. Both cities played anti-PPP role and indicated big division of hearts and minds.
1989: Pakistan mourns the death of the greatest revolutionary leader of our times- Imam Khumeni of Iran.
1993: The ANP and PML file a writ petition in Peshawar High court challenging the dissolution of the NWFP Assembly.

 

6th  June

1942: Martial Law was imposed in eastern part of Sindh to curb Hur Movement on 1st of June 1942, and Sindh Press started opposing this act of high handed ness besides advising people to avoid un-due differences with martial law authorities. Monthly ‘Touheed’, Karachi, edited by Moulana Din Muhammad Wafai has touched the matter in course of its editorial, today.
1955: The Egyptian Minister Colonel Anwar Sadat arrives in Karachi to join with Prince Masaud of Arabia in helping to resolve Pakistan-Afghanistan problems.
1956: The survey of property-less Indian Muslim migrants starts so as to help them in accordingly.
1969: Martial law authorities of West Pakistan releases students arrested and convicted recently. Most of released students were from Hyderabad and Rawalpindi.
1977: Two hundred forty one people were killed and more than 1195 in anti-PPP Government movement launched by PNA.

 

7th  June

1843: Mir Hussain Khan writes to the Court of Directors from Sasoor jail that I am separated from my country and relations, particularly from mother, who, worn out with years, can not have long to live, and the few remaining years of her life will be shortened by separation from me; my betrothed too, and her parents, will grive for me, and I therefore hope that, with accustomed kindness and justice, you will, on duly considering my case, restore me with honour and dignity to my country and relations.(Reference: ‘Correspondence related to Sinde’, London)
1912: Young Husband, Commissioner, inaugurates ‘ Tahilram Khemchand Dharamshala’ in Karachi. Tahilram was eminent personality of Karachi. He entered Karachi Municipality in 1887 and became its president in 1896. He breathed his last at the age of 42 years. This Dharamshala has been named after him in recognition of his valuable services. It is situated at Harris road , costed 35 thousand rupees and is designed by Mea Sham Lee.(Reference: The Sindh Daily Gazette, Karachi, dt. 8.6.1912)
1919: Lal Ramditomal, Zamindar and Hon. Magistrate, Mirpurkhas sends telegram to the Bombay Govrnment showing his displeasure with Amir of Afghanistan on having unreasonable severed longstanding cordial relations with British Government. (Reference:Gazette Notification of Government of Bombay of same date)
1931: While addressing largely public meeting in Bardoli, Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan says that the Hindus are the elder brothers, the Muslims are the younger brothers. The elder brother should take care of the younger brother. The two brothers shold march hand in hand towards the goal. (Reference: Indian Annual Register, Vol.1, 1931)
1933: Headed by Dr. Rabindranath Tagore, an influential body of leaders sends a cable to the Premier, the Lord President of the Council and Secretary of State urging the release of political prisoners. (Ref: Indian Annual Register, Vol.1.1933).
1947: All-India Muslim League and All-India Congress prepare a rough blue-print of the new states of Pakistan and India. (Ref: History of Freedom Movement)
1956: Red Shirt party is declared unlawful in west Pakistan (Ref: Newspapers)

1965: Noornal Amin is elected as the leader of opposition (Ref: Newspapers)
1966: Ten people are killed and several injured by police firing in the Narayangang area of East Pakistan. Violence erupts due to strike call by Awami League (Ref: Various Newspapers)
1972: Moulana Moudoodi completes ‘Tafhim-ul-Quran’. The work was started in 1942.
1977: Martial law is withdrawn from Karachi, Hyderabad and Lahore. PNA and PPP Government agree to hold polls in October, 1977. (Reference: Various Newspapers)
1979: PNA will extend cooperation to Zia-ul Haq, says Mufti Mahmood (Ref; Various Newspapers)
1992: Nine innocent people are killed in Jamshoro in the name of clean-up operation. Sindh border with India is cealled. (Ref: All Sindhi Newspapers)

 

8th  June

Part1

1843: Mir Hussain Ali Khan writes from Sassor to the Court of Directors. It is a short statement of his history, that gives an account of betrayal British and un - friendly attitude with Sindh Rulers. He ends his petition with request that 'restore me with honour and dignity to my country and relations. In return for which kindness I will obey and serve to British Govt. as long as I live.'
1850: The Sindh Govt. decides to built Travellers bunglows at Karachi and at places between Karachi and Thatta and Sanitorium at Karachi. Rough designs and estimates aresubmitted to the Govt. of Bombay for approval and sanction.

Part2

1950: Pir Ali Muhammad Shah Rashdi resigns as the President of PNEC, and chapter is closed for Sindhis tohead and lead Journalists' community in the country.
1953: Thousands of people have sent appeals to the Governor - General for reviewing of the judgmentin Rawalpindi Conspiracy Case. 
1956: Mirza Mumtaz Hussain Qazilbash, ex - minister Khairpur State is inducted in West Pakistan cabinet. kazi Fazul-u- Ullah, Mir Ali Ahmad Talpur and Abdul Sattar Pirzado are already ministers there.
1965: Second National Assembly under the 1962 Constitution, comes into existance.
197!: U.K recalls British Dy.High Commissioner from Dhaka.
1971: Eleven people are killed when police open fire on the labour procession in Karachi.
1989: Awami National Party snaps alliance with PPP. Negotiation with IJI start.
1991: Fifty passengers are killed in Rawalpindi bound Tezgam's collision with a goods train at Ghotki.

 

9th  June

Part 1

 1910: Prof. T.L.Vaswani leaves for Barlin to participate in 'World Congress of the Free Christainity and Religious progress'.<Ref: 'Chronology of Events relating to Sindhi Hindus', by Dr.Pathan)
1936: Several persons are killed following a clash between tribal chieftains and their followers accross the NWF border (Ref:Indian Annual Register, Vol- 1, 1936)
1947: The Council of the All-India Muslim League adopts resolution accepting as a compromise the British Government's plan for the partition of the Punjab and Bengal and conferment of Dominion Status. (Ref: Indian Annual Register, Vol- 1, 1947).
1950: The Govt. orders for survey and protection of historical records. It is four years after country comes into existence. Where as British Govt. of Sindh took steps during early years for preservation of not only records but Archeological sites also.

 

Part 2

 1954: The Punjab Govt. constitutes a Judicial Committee to resolve problems relating to migration. (Source: Newspapers) 
1958: Service tenure of Commandar-in-Chief Ayub Khan is extended for more two years. (Ref: 'Friends, but not Masters')
1960: Evacue property in the province is taken by the West Pakistan in its control (Source: Newspapers)
1970: Agartala plan was brain-child of Ayub Khan and Shaik Mujeeb, says Wahid-u-Zaman of PML-Q (Source: Newspapers)
1992: Nine people killed in the name of 'Operation Clean-up' at Tando Bahawal were Haris, and not terriorists, admits Sindh Chief Minister. (Source: Newspapers)

 

10th  June

 Part. 1

1916: 'Sindh needs Autonomy' is the topic of lecture, followed by discussion, today. The NGO of Karachi, the Karachi Citizens' Association has arranged the program for creating political awarness and making minds to launch Movement for separation of Sindh from Bombay Presidency. Idea about separation was given by the British Commercial community, promoted by Hindu leader Harchandrai Vishindas and translated by Sindhi Muslim Upper class and rigoriously opposed by Sindhi Hindus including Harchandrai Vishindas. (Source: various issues of the 'Kosid' and the 'Daily Gazette' & Dr.Pathan's 'Chronology'.
1949: Sindh Hari Committee decides to observe 'Mai Bhakhtawar Day' on 22th of June. (Source: Newspaper)

 

Part. 2

 1970: 'Pakistan Muhajir Mahaz' is formed at Karachi with Aims & Objects to protect rights of Muhajiren in changing situation (Source: Newspapers)
1971: Soviet Premier call for creating condusive conditions for return of millions of Bengalis who have flooded into India (Source: leading Newspapers)
1972: President Bhutto offers to pull out from CENTO & SEATO immediately if India renonuces her defence aggrement with Soviet Union. (Ref:'Source-material on Bhutto family', compiled by Gul Hayat).
1974: Bangladesh, once part of Pakistan, becomes member of U.N.O.
1977: No any deadlock in talks. We are moving towards positive results, say PNA & PPP. Some where this positive approach is giving birth to a big even & move, that will take place within a month.

 

11th  June

Part1

 1917: In the election , Karachi Citizens' Association elects it following office - bearers: Harchandrai Vishindas (President), Wadhomal Udharam & Mir Ayub (V.Ps), Durgdas B.Advani & R.K.Sidhva (Hon.Secretaries), Dr.D.G.Advani (Public Health Incharge), Jeramdas Doulatram (Education Incharge). Jamshed Mehta, Abdul Rahman, G.G.Chagla, Framroze and seven others are taken as members of the Managing Committe. (Source: A Chronology of the British Sindh, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute)
1927: Harchandrai Vishindas while giving an interview to a representative of 'The Hindu' reiterates his opposition to the separation of Sindh from Bombay Presidency. Irony of fate is that he was the first Sindhi politician, who projected the idea of separation of Sindh from Bombay Presidency ! (Source: Janab Guzaryam Jan Seen, by G.M.Syed)

 

Part.2

  1943: The Congress decides to contest the bye - election to the Frontier Assembly and the Peshawar Municipal elections. (Source: Indian Annual Register, Vol -1)
1948 : Sindh Muslim League Council asks Assembly members and ministers to resign in protest, if, the Federal Govt. seems to be determined to separate Karachi from Sindh.. In real, it was a some sort of face-saving, Karachi stood snached and no body resigned. (Source: Newspapers).
!949: Tribal Confederation boycotts 'Baluchistan Advisory Committee' constituted by the Pakistan Government. (Source: Ibd)
1954: Arbab Abdul Ghafoor of NWFP Awami league is arrested under section 40 of the FCR. It is irony of fate that pololitical leaders of NWEP, Sindh and Bengal (East Pakistan) got very tough time at early stage. (Source:Ibd)

 

12th  June

   1856: Lieutenant Chapman prepares plan for a project connecting River Indus with Karachi by a navigable canal. (Source: Superintending Engineer’s offive letter No 1555).
1928: Sindh observes ‘Bardoli Day’. Sindh Congress and its branches organized meetings and took out processions and highlighted the role of Gandhi in violation of Salt law.
1934: Sindh Peoples Party is formed with following office-bearers: Shahnawaz Khan Bhutto (President), Allah Bux Khan Soomro (V.President), Miran Muhammad Shah (V.President), Hatim Alvi (General Secretary),G.M.Syed (Joint Secretary)- (Source: Minutes of the first meeting, avaiable with Gul Hayat)
1947: The Partition Committee meets and discuss the terms of reference of various Expert Sub-Committees and Boundary Commission. (Source: Documents on Freedom Movement)
1963: President Ayub proposes federation consisting of Pakistan, Iran , Afghanistan and Turkey. (Source: Newspapers)
1973: CENTO urges India for release of Pakistani Prisoners of War (POWs) without further delay.(Source: Ibd).
1974: Thirty-nine Sindhi writers and poets disassociate themselves from Pakistan Writers’ Guild. (Source: Biographies and Interviews of concerned Writers And Poets)
1979: PNA demands general elections before local bodies polls. (Source: Newspapers)

 

13th  June

  1843: The Governor-General of India writes to Secret Committee telling that Major Outram has been sending me his notes but he never read before. Therefore, he do not know that what happened between Talpur Rulers and Charles Napier, and the role was played by Major Outram. (Source: “Correspondence related to Sinde”.-Papers presented to Parliament in 1843)
1844: The Government of India intends to establish dispensaries as an experimental measure at Shikarpur, Sukkur, Hyderabad and Karachi. Charles Napier, the Governor of Sindh is asked to submitt specific propositon, the plan and cost of buildings. (Source: Letter No.359 of the Govt. of India).
1943: The meeting of the Council Muslim League is held at Karachi with Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in chair. G.M.Syed and Yousif Haroon are appointed as President and Secretary of the Sindh Muslim League respectively. (Source: Al-Waheed, Daily and other Newspapers).
1949: East and West Punjab Governments held meeting to discuss large scale kidnappinf of women. (Source: Newspapers).
1954: Arrests of political workers and leaders is condemned. Most of arrested were opposing One-Unit Scheme. (Source: Ibd).
1959:I have not killed Dr.Khan on my own, but, I was asked for the action, says Atta Muhammad, main accused in the murder. (Source: Newspapers).
1962:President Ayub’s cabinet takes oath. Muhammad Ali Bogra, Abdul Munam Khan, Z.A.Bhutto, Khan Habibullah Khan, Fazal Qadir Choudri and Waheed-u-Zaman are new ministers. (Source: Ibd).
1964: Pakistan will not take dictation from U.S.A. Her military aid to India is serious matter for Pakistan, says Foreign Minister, Z.A.Bhutto. (Source: ‘Source-Material on Bhutto family’ , compiled by Gul Hayat).
1973: NWFP Government indicates imposition of ban on ANP, if the party is inclined to work against the integration of Pakistan.
1977: PPP Government and PNA, both are hopeful of positive results of talks.

 

14th  June

  1916: The Young Amils’ Association of Karachi elects its Managing Committee composing of Durgdas B.Advani, Hotchand Chdomal, Khanchand Parmanand; Chandiram Manikraj; Bulchand Khemchand; Gobindram Dharamdas; Shamdas Partabrai; Khanchand Gopaldas; and Rewachand Wasanmal. (Source: Annual Report of the Association).
1948: Army is responsible to protect people and the country, says Quaid-i-Azam, while addressing military officers in Quetta.(Source; Quaid-i-Azam Papers)
1949: Prime Minister, Liaquat Ali Khan visits Muhajir Camp at Wah and assures them very support. (Source: Newspapers).
1950: Karachi and Tahran are connected with Radio Telegram service (Soure: Ibd).
1955: Accused in Rawalpindi Conspiracy case are granted bail. Sajjad Zaheer, Faiz Ahmad Faiz and others get relief. (Source; Ibd)
1961: Government of Pakistan takes over Associated Press of Pakistan-APP (Source: Ibd).
1970: All-Pakistan Suni Conference demands declaring of Socialism and Communism as unlawful (Source: Ibd).
1972: Urdu is made an official language in Punjab (Source: Ibd).
1973: Balochistan ANP defers its Civil Disobedience Movement in response to Wali Khan’s intervention. (Source: “ Source-Material on ANP’. Compiled by Gul Hayat).
1978: A Division Bench of the Sindh High Court holds Benazir’s detention illegal (Source: “Source-Material on Bhutto Family’ , compiled by the Gul Hayat Institute).
1982: Pakistan Mourns demise of King Khalid of Saudi Arabia (Source: Newspapers).

 

15th  June

   1836: Colonel Pottenger is active in Sindh, he meets Mir Noor Muhammad Khan Talpur at Hyderabad so as the matter regarding establishment os British Agent in Sindh be discussed. (Source: Colonel Pottenger’s letter No.48, sent to the Government of India).
1857: The Collector of Hyderabad submitts Annual report of Hyderabad Municipality for the year 1856-57 to the Commissioner of Sindh. (Source: Letter No.849 of the Collector of Hyderabad)
1914: Shriman Mahatma Munshiramji, Governor of the Guru Kula Kangri, Hardwar delivers his lecture on the topic of ‘Our Educational Needs’ at Khalikdina Hall. Yesterday, on the invitation of Arya Samaj, he delived lecture on the topic ‘What is Arya Samaj?’. (Source: The Daily Gazette, Karachi)
1918: The Direcot of Criminal Intelligence, Simla reports to the Government that alarmist rumours were rife in Sindh that an invasion of India from Persia was imminent and that many Sindhi Hindus were migrating to Native States. (Source: ‘ Source-Material on Sindhworkis’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1920: The Citizens’ Association of Shikarpur elects its office-bearers and they are: Diwan Vishindas Jethmalani (President), Seth Gonshamdas Naraindas Rajpal (Chairman of the Managing Committee),Balwantsing Likaram (Secretary) and Ramchand H.A (Joint Secretary).- (Source: The Daily Gazette, Karachi) .
1948: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan is arrested on charges of advising his partymen not to attend ‘Independence Day ‘ function. (Source: Various Newspapers).
1951: Lt. Colonel Sidik Raja and Major Khowaja Mumahhad Yousif become approvers in the Rawalpindi Conspiracy Case in which Sajad Zaheer, Faiz Ahmad Faiz and others are accused. (Source: Ibd).
1952: Pakistan recognises Shah Farooq as King of Eygpt and Sudan (Source: Ibd).
1970: Islamic Socialism is big threat to Islam and people must join hands to oppose its preaching in Pakistan, Jamhori Party advises people. (Source: Newspapers).
1992: General Officer Commanding Hyderabad is replaced, sequel to confession of killing nine innocent persons in Tando Bahawal (Source: All major Newspapers of that date).

 

16th  June

  1939: Sj.Subhas Chandra Bose, in a Press interview at Lahore, says that times are so opportune that we shall be committing political suicide if we do not avail ourselves of opportunities by taking the intiative and forcing the issue of Purna Swaraj /Complete freedom.(Source: The Indian Annual , Vol-1, 1939).
1942: ‘We are not going to walkout of India right in the middle of the war, though we have no wish to remain there for any imperialistic reasons’, says Sir Stafford Cripps in interview in London. (Source: The Indian Annual Register, Vol-1, 1942).
1947: M.A.Jinnah in a statement, appeals to every Muslim to contribute to the ‘Pakistan Fund’ to be set up and utilized for various tasks connected with the partition including referendum in two areas- Sylhat & NWFP- and to the work of the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan.[It is amazing to note that no any reference is made about the utilization of this Fund in the History of the Muslim League]. (Source: The Indian Annual Register, Vol-1, 1947).
1948: Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan is sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment . (Source: ‘Source-Material on ANP’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1949: Sindh Government agrees to provide the Federal Government with one lac tons of Wheat. (Source: Newspapers).
1950: Moulana Moudoodi favours Jagirdari System and indicates participation of his party in contesting polls. (Source: Ibd).
1952: State Unions of Balochistan are merged in the Balochistan Province. (Source: Ibd).
1957: G.M.Syed, the leader of West Pakistan Awami Party holds talks with Moulana Abdul Hameed Bhashani of East Pakistan (Source: Ibd).
1977: PNA-PPP Government accord will be signed after my Middle East visit, says Z.A.Bhutto, Premier of Pakistan. (Source: ‘Source-Material on Bhutto family’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1988: Zia-ul-Haq promulgates ‘Shaiat Ordinance’. Muftis to advise courts and Ulema to be appointed as judges. (Source: Ordinance).
1991: Federally funded ‘Tameer-i-Watan’ program is announced. MNAs are entitled to initiate development schemes worth Rs.10 million per year. (Source: Newspapers).

 

17th  June

  1842: British Agents are very much in the political and social affairs of Sindh and Balochistan. Differences are witnessed between Khan of Kalat and other Chiefs such as Beejar Khan Darya Khan. Negotiations are initiated by British (Government of India) Agents and progress is reviewed and discussed in their correspondance. (Source: Letter No. 69 from Assistant Political Agent to Political Agent, Sindh).
1939: Punjab Government issues a communique containing a warning that firm action, including the enforcement of the Criminal Law Amendment Act, would be taken, if necessary, against the organizers of Kisan Satyagraha in Lahore. (Source: Indian Annual Register, Vol-1, 1939).
1948: Quaid-i-Azam, the Governor-General of Pakistan leaves for Ziarat to experience his Eleventh Hour of his life. Liaquat Ali Khan, the prime Minister, get chance to lookafter affairs regarding governance till Jinnah breath his last. Major decisions relating to governance are taken by the Prime Minister during Quaid’s stay at Ziarat. (Source: Newspapers).
1951: In a meeting of migrants at Lahore, it is decided to convene ‘Muajreen Convention’ so as to discuss the problems being faced by Muhajreen and apprise the Government of their difficulties. (Source: Ibd).
1953: Punjab Government withdraws ‘Panahgeer Allowance’ with immediate effect. (Source: Newspapers).
1960: Archeologists claim that they have discovered a Mosque at Bhanbhore site. (Source: Ibd).
1965: President of Pakistan, Ayub Khan and Prime Minister of India give their consent to the Run n of Kachh boundary agreement.
1977: Agreement between PNA and PPP Government must bear stamp of the Government of Saudi Arabia, demands Moulana Shah Ahmad Noorani. (Source: Newspapers).
1988: All Parties’ Conference held at Lahore rejects ‘Shareat Ordinance’ promulgated by Zia-ul-Haq. (Source: Newspapers).
1991: Four are killed when Bolan Mail is attacked by armed men at Madaji Railway Station. (Source: Newspapers).
BIRTH & DEATH DATES AND EVENTS (17th of June)
BIRTHS:Shaikh Wahid Bux ‘Shahid’ (Butt Sirai/Educationist & Poet/1919), Roop Kumar ‘Ghayal’ (Amirj > Bairagarah/Poet/1930), Fatih Muhammad Chang ‘Rahi’ (Poet//1949),Chandarseen Nawani (Ahmadabad/Artist/1952),Abdul Malik Memon (Shikarpur/Writer/1953), Shanta Ahuja (Baroda/Actress/1960), Ibrar Chandio (Mehar/Writer/1964), Abdul Rauf Nourangzado (Khoorwah/Writer/1966),Shanaz Shoro (Writer/1969),Jawaid Sindhu (Rustam/Writer/1974) 
DEATHS:Mir Ghulam Ali Khan Talpur (1812), Moulana Muhammad Yaqub Pechoho (Hamayoon/Religious Scholar/1837)
EVENTS: 
1842: British Agents are very much in the political and social affairs of Sindh and Balochistan. Differences are witnessed between Khan of Kalat and other Chiefs such as Beejar Khan Darya Khan. Negotiations are initiated by British (Government of India) Agents and progress is reviewed and discussed in their correspondence. (Source: Letter No. 69 from Assistant Political Agent to Political Agent, Sindh).
1939: Punjab Government issues a communique containing a warning that firm action, including the enforcement of the Criminal Law Amendment Act, would be taken, if necessary, against the organizers of Kisan Satyagraha in Lahore. (Source: Indian Annual Register, Vol-1, 1939).
1948: Quaid-i-Azam, the Governor-General of Pakistan leaves for Ziarat to experience his Eleventh Hour of his life. Liaquat Ali Khan, the prime Minister, get chance to look after affairs regarding governance till Jinnah breath his last. Major decisions relating to governance are taken by the Prime Minister during Quaid’s stay at Ziarat. (Source: Newspapers).
1951: In a meeting of migrants at Lahore, it is decided to convene ‘Muajreen Convention’ so as to discuss the problems being faced by Muhajreen and apprise the Government of their difficulties. (Source: Ibd).
1953: Punjab Government withdraws ‘Panahgeer Allowance’ with immediate effect. (Source: Newspapers).
1960: Archeologists claim that they have discovered a Mosque at Bhanbhore site. (Source: Ibd).
1965: President of Pakistan, Ayub Khan and Prime Minister of India give their consent to the Run n of Kachh boundary agreement.
1977: Agreement between PNA and PPP Government must bear stamp of the Government of Saudi Arabia, demands Moulana Shah Ahmad Noorani. (Source: Newspapers).
1988: All Parties’ Conference held at Lahore rejects ‘Shareat Ordinance’ promulgated by Zia-ul-Haq. (Source: Newspapers).
1991: Four are killed when Bolan Mail is attacked by armed men at Madaji Railway Station. (Source: Newspapers).

 

18th June

  1921: Aman Sabha is started at Thatta with Ghulam Hussain pensioner as its President and Harchandrai Tailram as its Vice President. The Sabha will hold public meetings so as to ask people not to participate in any movement launched by Khilafat or Congress party. (Source: Daily Gazette, Karachi)
1932: For the first time Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai’s anniversary is celebrated by the Government. Three day celebrations stat today. Activities consist of Literary Conference, Zamindars’ Conference, Coopreative Conference; Exhibitions of Home Industry and Agriculture and Musical/Singing Sitting. (Source: Report of the Mela Committee).
1943: Field Marshal Sir Archibald Percival Wavell is appointed Viceroy and Governor-General of India in succession to the Marquis of Linlithgow. (Source: Indian Annual Register, Vol-1, 1943).
1947: Punjab Assembly party leaders- Iftkhar Mamdot, Lala Bhin Sen Sachar and Sardar Swarn Singh agree formula regarding Punjab partition. (Source: Newspapers).
1949: Moulana Shabir Ahmad Usmani appeals people and Government to help in establishment of Urdu College in Karachi. (Source: Newspapers).
1958: Mir Ghulam Ali Talpur and other politicians suggest referendum as only option to resolve disputed issue of One-Unit. (Source: Newspapers).
1966: Z.A.Bhutto resigns as the Foreign Minister of Pakistan due to differences with the President on Tashkank agreement. (Source: Ibd).
1978: Karakoram Highway is opened for trafic. (Source: Ibd).
1985: Hamdard University is established in Karachi. (Source: Newspapers).
1988: U.S Peace Crops Volunteers’ team is on Pakistan visit for first time in 21 years. (Source: Ibd).
1993: After Afghanis, now Bosinians get shelter on the invitation and offer of the Government of Pakistan. Their first batch of 226 refugees reach Pakistan as desired and allowed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. (Source: Ibd).

 

19th  June

1847: The Collector of Karachi is directed not to interfer in the affairs of Karachi town as all magistraterial duties would be performed by the Police authorities. (Source: Govt.’ letter No. 2057).
1842: Differences are erupted over the ownership of some villages between Mir Ali Murad Khan and Mir Rustom Khan. Today, Mir Ali Murad Khan asks Lieutenant Brown that his case be taken up by the British Government and he would be willing to abide by their decision (Source: Letters No. 57, 127)
1850: Brigadier-General forwad to Commissioner for approval a plan and description of the military limits at Khan Garag [Jacobabad]. (source: His office letter No.821).
1917: The Larkana District Local Board approves Annual grants to following Schools: Sindh Madressah, Karachi-Rs.2500, D.J.Sindh College, Karachi-Rs.1000, Technical School Sukkur- Rs.100, A.V.School, Tilti-Rs.250, Larkana Madressah-Rs.2500, Mehar Madressah-Rs.500, A.V.School, Dadu-Rs.600, Girls School, Sehwan-Rs.100.
1932: The Muslim Majorty of Sindh observes ‘Sindh Separation Day’. (Source: ‘Sindh ji Siyasi Jidojhid’).
1947: Muslim League High Command selects Karachi as the capital of Pakistan. Other proposals discussed were Lahore and Dhaka. (Source: History of the All-India Muslim League).
1954: Pakistan informs the Soviet Union of her decision to impose reciprocal restricitions on the movement of Soviet Diplomats in Pakistan (Source: Newspapers).
1968: The Agartala Conspiracy trial begins in Dhaka . The Special Tribunal is headed by Justice S.A.Raman (Source: Newspapers),
1996: Nawaz Sharif gives strike call to protest against the budget, terming it highly inflationary. (Source: Ibd).

 

20th  June

  Part.1

  1943: M.A.Jinnah, replying to an address presented to him by the Karachi Muslim Chamber of Commerce, says that unless a nation is economically well organised and powerful, it can not, progress in any spare. The economic side is the very foundation of a nation. (Source: Indian Annual Register, Vol-1, 1943).
1947: Bengal Assembly members decide that the province should be partitioned. (Source: Newspapers)
1959: Anjuman Taraqi Pasand Musanfeen is declared unlawful. (Source: The Government Notification)
1964: Total number of people those lost their lives in cyclon, that hit Hyderabad Division is more than 600. (Source: Newspapers)
1974: Ban is imposed on political activities of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (Source: Newspaper) contd

Part.2

  1970: The Land Commisison is a abolished by the West Pakistan Govt. The Governor issuer orders. (Source: Newspapers)
!977: Z.A.Bhutto proposes Muslim countries Defence pact.
(Source: Ibd)
1992: Curfew is clamped on six areas in Karachi. Six are killed in clash among rival MQM groups. (Source: Newspapers).
1993: Altaf Hussain wanted me dead, says Major Kaleem of the F14 when examined as Prosecution witness by Special Public Prosecuter before Special Court for STA.

 

 21st June

  1916: Sawami Devananda delivers his first lecture, to be followed by series of lectures on the request of ‘Hindu Shewak Mandal’ of Karachi. (Source: Daily Gazette, Karachi).
1920: NGO of Shikarpur, Citizens’ Association of Shikarpur elects its officer-bearers. They are Diwan Vishindas Jethmilani (President), Seth Ghanshamdas Rajpal (Chairman Managing Committee), Balwantsing Lokram (Secretary)and Ramchand of H.M.Academy (General Secretary).
1943: A resolution conveying warm greetings to the heroic Red Army and Soviet people is passed at a meeting of Sindh-Baluchistan Communist Party. The second anniversary of Soviet-German war is celebrated. (Source: Indian Annual Regiter, Vol-1, 1943)
1955: Muhammad Ayun Khuhro, Pir Ali Muhammad Shah Rasdi, Mir Ghulam Ali Talpur, Haji Moula Bux Soomro, Seromal and Yousif Haroon are elected as members of the Constituent Assembly (Source: Newspapers).
1960: Abdul Qadir Sanjrani from Sindh is inducted in West Pakistan cabinet. (Source: Newspapers).
1962: Moulvi Farid Ahmad, politician from East Pakistan demands Friday instead of Sunday as holiday. (Sourece: Ibd).
1964: Z.A.Bhutto is awarded ‘Hilali-i-Pakistan’ for his valuable services regarding reshaping of country’s foreign policy. (Source: “Source-Material on Bhutto family’’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1968: Some of accused in Agartala Conspiracy case confess that they were planing for an independent East Pakistan (Source: Newspapers)).
1980: Zakat system is introduced in Pakistan. There will be compulsory deduction of Zakat from Bank deposite. (Ibd).
1988: Supreme Court strikes down registration of political parties clause. Decision is given in Benazir Bhutto’s petition on Party Act. (Source: ‘Source-Material on Bhutto family’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1992: Major Arshad pleads guilty of killing nine persons in Tando Bahawal. Confession made before an army court of inquiry. (Source: Newspapers).

 

22nd  June

  1836: Colonel Pottenger sends report to the Government of India apprising it of the health condition of Mir Noor Muhammad Khan who was ill since days. (Source: His letter No.56).
1948: India introduces permit-system for who so ever from Pakistan will visit India. It was to curb the return of Indian Muslim migrants to India. (Source: Newspapers) 
1949: NWFP Government impose ban on migration of Pathans to Sindh (Source: Newspapers).
1950: Khan M.Akram and Shaikh Muzaffar, both editors from Multan resign from Journalist Association headed by Pir Ali Muhammad Shah Rashdi. Pakistan journalism was the first sector that accepted and promoted ‘provincialism’ and other negetive influences.(Source: Interview with Pir Ali Muhammad Shah Rashdi, by Dr.Pathan).
1966: Z.A.Bhutto gets unprecedented wellcome as a Hero at Lahore Railway station. He had left Government due to differences with President Ayub on Tashkent Agreement. (Source: “Source-Material on Bhutto family”, compiled by Gul Hayay Institute).
1969: Pakistan Democratic Party is formed with the merger of four parties namely Awami League (Nasrullah Group), National Democratic Front, Nizam-i-Islam and Justice Party. (Source: Newspapers).
1972: In protest against economic policy of PPP Government, Stock Market start starts strike that will be observed for two days. (Source: Newspapers).
1978: Z.A.Bhutto appoints his daughter Benazir Bhutto as PPP Chairperson (Source: ‘Source-Material on Bhutto family”, Compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).

 

23rd  June

  1832: The Bombay Government allows Colonel Pottenger to assemble army for routing out free-booters in eastern Sindh. (Source: Letter No.154)
1843: Lieutenant Gordon, in charge of the ex-Amirs of Sindh recommends to the Secretary to the Governor of Bombay that allowance should be made to Amirs/detained Talpurs as under:
Provisioning 13 ex-Amirs and 98 attendants (Rs.8.000), Monthly wages to servants (Rs.3000), Clothing (1500), Establishment of carriages, horses etc (Rs.2500), Mir Nasir Khan of Hyderabad (Rs.2800), Mir Rustam Khan of Khairpur (Rs.2500), Mir Sobdar Khan (Rs.2500), Mir Muhammad Khan (Rs.2000), Mir Hussain Ali s/o Mir Mir Muhammad (Rs.1400), Mir Muhammad Khan (Rs.600), Mir Yar Muhammas (Rs.400), Mir Nasser Khan of Khairpur (Rs.700), Mir Hussain Ali s/o Mir Nasser Khan of Hyderabad (Rs.500),Mir Abbas Ali s/o Mir Nasser Khan of Hyderabad (Rs.300), Mir Fatih Khan s/o Mir Sobdar Khan (Rs.500), Mir Muhammad Ali s/o Mir Sobdar Khan (Rs.300) and Mir Ali Bux s/o Mir Rostam Khan (Rs.500)- (Source: ‘Correspondence related to Sinde’)
1922: The meeting of Aman Sabha- anti Khilafat & Congress-is held at Tando Muhammad Khan with K.B.Jam Mitta Khan in chair. About 20 landlords, Pirs and Mukhis address the meeting and ask people not to join any agitation against the Government. Moulvi Abdul Aziz is awarded Turban and Longi for his services in this regard. This meeting is attended by the Deputy Collector and Mukhtiarkar of Shadadpur, Diwan Kirpaldas,Dyaram Ghanomal,Seth Radha Kirshin,Shamdas, Diwan Wadhomal and Diwan Tekchand. (Source: The Daily Gazette, Karachi).
1934: R.K.Christia, a Sindhian lady is awarded the degree of Ph.D by the London University. She got education in D.J.Sindh College and served in ‘Women College’, Lahore. She did Ph.D on the topic of ‘Action of Bacteria on the corrosion of metals’.(Source: The Daily Gazette, Karachi).
1948: Pakistan Government takes over the administration of Karachi from Sindh Government. Most of Sindhi politician are happy and take it as their service to Pakistan, but majority of Sindhi believe it as fall of Karachi. (Source: Newspapers).
1956: Government of Pakistan decides to celebrate 23rd March as a national day. This decision is taken nine years after the creation of Pakistan! (Source: Newspapers).
1988: Pir Pagaro offers PML leadership to President Zia. (Source: Ibd).

 

24th  June

  1843: Mian Ghulam Shah Kalhoro was the first Sindhi ruler, who granted permission to British people to establish factory in Sindh and a factory was established in Thatta. When sindh was occupied by Napeir on behalf of the Government of India, Munshi Petamberdas and his cousion claimed that the building of the factory was their property. Where as Captain Wallace suggested that it shuld be converted into a travellers’ bungalow and Rs.one be charged for occupying it for a day. (Sourse: Captain Wallace’s letter to Major Outram).
1916: Hasanand Sunderdas Pamnani had opened ‘Saat Sri Dharamdas Shewa Mandal’ at Rohri so as to render social services, hold religious classes and teach Sanskrit. Two lectures were arranged in a month. Karamchand Hingorani, who was officer of education Departmeny (Assistant D.E) at Larkana, used to give his lectures. Today, he gives his lecture also. (Source: The Daily Gazette, Karachi).
1920: Khilafat Conference is held at Jacobabad with Moulana Taj Mahmood Amroti in chair. The high handedness of Jacobabad administarion is condemend at large and homage is paid to Khilafat leaders and workers of the District Jacobabad for being victimized at the hands of the Government. Pro-Government elements and landlords are warrned not to play in hands of anti-Islam & anti-people Government and avoid from violating norms & rights of society and Motherland. (The Daily Al-Wahid, Karachi).
1940: Moulana Muhammad Sadiq of Khada and Foujdar Umar Khan recorded their statement and evidence before the Masjid Manzilgah Inquiry court at Karachi. (Source: Inquary Report).
1948: An agreement is signed between Sindh Government and Pakistan Government regarding the settlement of migrants in Sindh. (Source: Newspapers).
1954: Mir Bandh Ali, Qazi Abdul Manan; Syed Noor Shah; Syed Ghulam Hyder Shah; Ahmad Kham and Najamuddin are inducted in Sindh cabinet. One of the most important event is taking place today. Iftkhar Hussain Mamdot, who was dismissed as the Chief Minister of Punjab, is sowrn in as the Governor of Sindh. (Source: Ibd).
1955: India and Pakistan announce ‘Water dispue agreement’. (Source: Newspapers).
1960: Any more violation of air space by or from Pakistan will be responded with iron hand and tough time, U.S.S.R warns. (Source: Newspapers).
1970: Islami Mutahida Mahaz is formed . It consists of Jamat-i-Islami, Jamiat-i-Ulema Pakistan; Pakistan Jamhoori Party anf Ahal-i-Hadith. (Source: ‘Source-Material on JUP’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1992: Salim Shahzad, Vice chairman of the MQM is arrested and FIR is lodged against Altaf Hussain (Source: Newspapers).
1996: Army is called out in Rawalpindi in a wake of Jamat-i-Islami’s march towards Islamabad protesting against the budgetary proposals. Source: ‘Source-Material on JI’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).

 

25th  June

  1844: The Government of India transmit copy of a letter from the Secret Committee to Sindh Governor and requesting him to ascertain whether it was the desire of the ex-Amirs of Sindh to leave Sindh and join their husnands. This may kindly be noted that ladies declined to leave Sindh for the purpose of residing with their husbands. (Source: Government of India’s letter No.451). 
1856: Govrnment is interested to preserve and document Antiquities of Sindh. The Commissioner, Sindh requests Government of Bombay for appointment of Captain henre of the 1st European Regment as Photograper on the pay of Rs.300.(Source: Commissioner, Sindh’s letter No.289).
1945: Acharya J. B.Kriplani, General Secretary of the Congress addressing a press conference on the ‘Wavell proposal’ at Lucknow, says if the coalition at the centre was to be based on Hidu-Muslim parity than elements other than Muslim League and Congress should also have been invited in the leaders’ conference. (Source: Indian Annual Register, Vol-1, 1945).
1927: Seth Harchandrai Vishindas presides over a public meeting held in the Khalikdina Hall, which passes a strongly worded resolution against the separation of Sindh from Bombay Presidency. This may kindly be noted that he was the first Sindhi politician who promoted the idea of separation of Sindh from from Bombay Presidency. (Source: The Daily Gazette,Karachi).
1953: British do not want to see democracy in Pakistan, says Moulvi Tamizuddin, the first president of the Pakistan Constituent Assembly. (Source: Newspapers).
1954: Justice Muneer Ahmed famous for his decision in favour of the Government in Tamizuddin case, is appointed as Chief Justice of Pakistan (Source: Ibd).
1955: Report on the murder of Liaquat Ali Khan is released. It suggests that there is no evidence whatsoever to suggest that any political motive was behind the act. (Source; Newspapers).
1966: Pakistan and Afghanistan will be connected with Railway. An agreement is signed by both countries. (Source: Newspapers).
1970” Presidential Order abolishing One-Unit can not be challenged in any court, new Ordinance is promulgated. (Source: Newspapers).
1972: Simla Agreement will be discussed and approved by the National Assembly, Z.A.Bhutto intends to take representatives into confidence. (Source: “Source-Material on Bhutto family’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1990: Mohen-Jo-Daro International Airport is innagurated. (Source: Newspapers)

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26th  June

  1857: The Collector of Shikarpur is asked by the Commissioner to submit report about ‘ferries service’ started between Sukkur and Rohri and Sadar Bazar and Pir Subra. ( Source: Sindh Commissioner’s letter No 1092).
1929: Sir Sankaran Nair criticises status and work of the Simon Commission., says that members of its Central Committee had no knowledge of either the views of the members or of the lines on which they were likely to report. (Source: Indian Annual Register, Vol-1, 1929).
1940: The meeting of the Primary Muslim League of Goza is held with Moulvi Ghulam Muhammad Buriro in chair. The meeting congratulates the All-India Muslim League for adopting of ‘Pakistan Resolution’ at Lahore. (Source: Daily Al-Waheed, Karachi)
1947: The Sindh Legislative Assembly, at a special sitting, decided by 33 votes that Sindh should join the new constituent Assembly (Source: Indian Annual Register, Vol-1, 1947).
1950: Sindh Chief Minister announces Carpet Industry for Rohri. Where as Punjab Chief Minister announces Engineering college in Mulatan. What difference it makes? (Source: Newspapers).
1977: PNA handed over its draft of demands to the Government and demands response as soon as possible. (Source: Ibd).
1991: Thirteen people including four women and seven children of a family are slaughtered in Lahore (Source: Newspapers).
1992: MQM top brass including Azim Tarq is arrested. (Source: ‘Source-Material on MQM’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1994: Country-wide strike is observed by Traders. The Business community is not happy with economic and financial policies of the Government. (Source: Ibd).

 

27th  June

  1832: Colonel Pottenger is appointed as Political Agent for Sindh affairs. (Government of India’s letter).
1856: The Government intends to disaband ‘Baloch Regment” in Sindh. Collectors of Shikarpur and Sukkur are asked to give comments. (Source: Sindh Commissioner’s office letter No.64).
1933:Kumari Amrait Kaur, Mrs. Hamid Ali and other ladies addressing All-India Women’ Conference express strong dissatisfaction with the ‘White Paper’ Proposal for women’s franchise. They advocated equal rights to all citizens without any sex-bar and failing adult suffarage they urge that women’s vote should be based on simple literacy. (source: Indian Annual Register, Vol-1, 1933).
1957: The One-Unit is now of two years, but still political parties and some politicians are opposing it. Todat, Republican Party strongly oppose and condemns the imposition of it. (Source: Newspaper).
1959: Auction of evacue property stars in Karachi (Source: Ibd).
1960: Divisional Councils under Basic Democracy system start functioning in West Pakistan (Source: Pakistan Year Book)’
1965: Permier Harold Wilson of Britian sends a draft agreement to India & Pakistan on Rann of Kuch dispute. (Source: Newspapers).
1972: Z.A.Bhutto, President of Pakistan leaves for Simla.(Source: “Source-Material on Bhutto family’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1973: National Assembly Special body suggests Friday as weekly holiday (Source: Newspapers).
1977: Government will not receive and accept new draft from PNA, says Abdul Hafiz Pirzado

 

28th  June

  1943: The Governor of Sindh apprise the Government of India of situation and his action taken upon the subject/issue of lands appertaining to the ‘Turban’ conceded to Mir Ali Murad Khan , as well as those belong to mir Rustam Khan which he had resigned to Mir Ali Murad Khan. (Source: Sindh Governor’s letter).
1844: Persian Chiefs request Government of Bombay Agha Khan be permitted to join them at Bampoor. This may be noted thar Sir Agha Khan had moved application for permission to visit Iran and other countries.He was treated as Persian Prince in those days. (Source: Bombay Government’s letter No.1967/139)
1921: The Sindh Swaraj Society is fored with Rais Ghulam Muhammad Bhugre as its President and Santdas Mangharam as Secretary. The Society is formed with double objects of combating official high handedness on one side and the evil aspects of Non-Co-Operation on the other. (Source: The Daily Gazette, Karachi).
1933: The meeting of Peoples Party is held at Karaci with Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto in chair and matters relating to its organization are discussed. (Source: ‘Source Material on Bhutto family’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1940: All the District Local Boards in Sindh are asked by the Government to contribute towards ‘War loan Fund’ (Source: Official Directive).
1942: In his paper ‘Harijan’, Mahatma Gandhi writes under the heading ‘The Hurs in Sindh’, as under:
“I have no doubt if I could have gone to Sindh, I might have been able to do some thing. I have done such things before, not without success. But I am too old for such missions. What little energy I have, I am storing up for what promises to be the last fight of my life”. (Source: “Harijan”)
1992: All MQM MNAs and MPAs resign in protest against army clean-up operation. (Source: Newspapers).

 

29th  June

  1849: Major Jacob inform Sindh Commissioner that boundary between the territories of Khan of Kalat and those of Mir Ali Murad Khan are settled. This be kept in mind that Fort of Rajhan and Mamool at first were in undisputed possession of Mir Naseer Khan of Hyderabad and after the conquest of Sindh, confusion took birt and there was dispute between Mir Ali Murad Khan and Khan of Kalat and it was settled by Jacob. (Source: Jacob’s letter No.160).
1945: The leaders’ conference held in Simla is adjourned so as the delegates can avail the opportunity of consultations. It is aimed at to find common factors of interests and as can give proposals for transfer of power. (Source: Indian Annual Register, Vol-1,1945).
1947: Balochistan decides to join Pakistan. This may be kept in mind that Bengal and NWFP will double minded on the subject. Punjab, provided platform for Lahore Resolution, but it was Sindh that two times its Assembly decided to join Pakistan. (Source: Newspapers).
1977: It is decided in the meeting of PNA-PPP that assemblies will be dissolved on 10th of July. Talks are in progress. But, Martial Law is imposed four days before that date. (Resource: Newspaper).

 


30th  June

   1857: Sindh Commissioner is requested by his subordinate offiers concerned that a cause way be constructed at Rohri . It will cost Rs.3300, therefore expenditure be met partly from the Ferry Fund and partly from Municipal funds. (Source: The Collector, Upper Sindh’s letter No.242).
1922; Seth Suderdas Valabhdas presides over a public meeting held by the District Congress Committee of Larkano. Speakers throw light on the life & achievement of Dadabhai Nauroji. (Source: ‘Source-Material on Sindh Congress’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1929: Meetings of sympathy for Bhagatsing and Dutt are held in Sindh and day is observed as a special prayer Day. (Source: Newspapers).
1932: The meeting of Sindh Muslim leaders is held at Karachi at G.M.Syesd’s residence. It is resolved that if K.B.Khuhro is not proceeding to London on or before 5th of July, to present there the case of separation of Sindh, than Syed Miran Muhammad Shah will replace him. This may kept in mind that The election for the chairmanship of the Larkano School Board was due and K.B.Khuhro intended to take part. It gave impression that perhaps he may not procced to London. (Source: ‘Rihan’, by G.M.Syed).
1947: Demarcation and partition of Bengal and Punjab is announced by the Boundary Commission. (Source: Newspapers).
1956: The army is asked to take over control and administration of Food in East Pakistan. (Source: Ibd).
1962: Bill seeking formation and regulation of political parties is introduced in National Assembly of Pakistan. (Source: Newspapers).
1965: Paistan and India sign an agreement for an immediate cease-fire in Rann of Kachh. (Source: Newspapers).
1970: Fifteen years of ‘One-Unit’ system ends.Merged provinces into West Pakistan are restored.(Source: Ibd).
1972: Indra and Z.A.Bhutto meet in Simla without aides. (Source; ‘Source-Material on Bhutto family’, compiled by Gul Hayat Institute).
1977: The meeting is held between Prof. Ghafoor Ahmad of PNA and Pirzado of PPP to discuss the PNA proposals. (Source: Ibd).
1992: Nawaz Sharif Government decides to part away with MQM, defends army Clean-up Operation. (Source: ‘Source-Material on Nawaz Sharif and his party’, compiled bu Gul Hayat Institute).
1993: Nawaz Sharif gets it approved from parliament to impose federal rule in Punjab. Opposition, particularly care-taker Chief Minster Manzoor Watto alleges that Nawaz Sharif intends to capture Governor House and C.M.House. (Source: Ibd).

 

 

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