March Event Dates
1848: British Government of Sindh intended to open post at Khandhkot, but the Government of Khairpur state raised objections. Therefore the Commissioner in Sindh directs Resident at Khairpur to take Khairpur ruler in confidence and make him believe that an opening post will be equally in the interest of both government and an object is the maintenance of peace on the Frontier.
1918: There is acute shortage of class rooms in the Primary school of GajiKhuhawar and pupils are getting education under shadow of tree.Therefore Dy. Collector of Mehar requests the District Local Board Larkano for allowing to run school in Musaferkhano.
1924: Quran Sharif is put on fire at Ratodero. Parchomal and two others are arrested under Section 295 of I.P.C and are brought before the court of the District Magistrate Larkano. BhojsingPahlajani Advocate of Sukkur pleads case in favour of Hindus. Whereas Pirzado Bar at Law appears for the Muslim side.
1930; Ulema of the District Larkano meet at village Wagan and decides to reorganize ‘Jamiat-ul-Ulema Sindh’. MoulanaKhus Muhammad Mirokhani, Moulana Muhammad Azim ‘Sheda’ and Moulana Muhammad Suleman ‘Waiz’ take active part in the move.
1933: LalchandNawalrai, while participating in debate in the session of the Indian Legislative Council demands withdrawal of ‘import Duty’ on material relating to Film Industry and criticizes the composition of ‘Joint Parliamentary Committee’, in which due representation of Minority has been ignored.
1948: Pakistan’s first coin and currency come into circulation.
1956: Pakistan decides to set up high –powered Atomic Energy Commission.
1962; The President enacts a new constitution providing for presidential form of government. Two third majority of the National Assembly can amend the constitution with the prior permission of the president.
1963: Guddo Barrage is inaugurated.
1971: National Assembly session of 3rd March is postponed on the plea that more time is being given to political leaders to arrive at a reasonable understanding on the issue of constitution-making.
1976: General Zia-ul-Haq takes over as Chief of the army staff and replaces General Tikka Khan.
1916: Eminent writer and teacher PahlajraiLilaramWasvani delivers his lecture on the topic ‘Why to change ourselves?’ . The lecture is organized by the NGO of Karachi ‘Young Amil’s Association’.
1917: The Karachi Congress Committee in its meeting resolve to offer thanks to Justice A.Rahim on his ‘Minority Report’. The party also decides to demand ban on indentured labour .
1930: Enrolement of volunteers to participate in ‘Non-c-operation Movement’ starts in Larkano. Moorsing, Gurmal and Munshi are enrolled on the spot.
1943: Muslim League Assembly Party meets at Karachi and demands protection of interests of landlords.
1945: The Daily ‘Al-Waheed’ of Karachi criticizes G.M.Syed for his attitude towards Quaid-i-Azam and his strong worded criticism on him.
1954: A Satelite town is planned in Karachi under Town expansion scheme for 120,000 persons.
1963: Border Agreement is signed between Pakistan and China.
1969: Z.A.Bhutto, while addressing a big rally in Karachi, challenges President Ayub to have a debate on Tashkent Declaration.
1971: Postponement of the National Assembly session creates resentment. Curfew is imposed in Dhaka.
1977: PNA boycotts election in Baluchistan. Demands withdrawal of army from there.
1843: Charles Napier writes to Mir Sher Muhammad Khan of Mirpurkhas that’ You wrote to me, and said that you had not joined in battle against the English. I believed you, and told you to disperse your troops, and that, you would be safe. Had you done so, you would have been in no danger; but, instead of this, you are rallying the defeated Balochis; you have increased the number of troops; and unless you come to my camp at Hyderabad, and prove your innocence, I will march against you, and inflict a single punishment upon you.’
1912: Anjuman Ashraf-ul-Islam of Karachi organizes function in Old Market Chowk. It is addressed by Abubakar and Moulvi Abdul KarimDars.
1917: NGO of Karachi, ‘NawvalraiBalakVidyalaBrahmoSamaj’ holds function. Seth HarchandraiVishindas attends as its Chief Guest.
1924: Turkey abolishes ‘Khilafat’ as institution. The decision disappoints Muslims of Sindh and Hind.HoweverKhilafat Committee and Khilafat Movement existed for years in Sindh.
1935: AllamaI.I.Qazi forms ‘AnjumanTablegh Islam’ with Karachi as its Head qurter.
1943: The Legislative Assembly of Sindh resolves to opt for Pakistan. It was move from G.M.Syed and his debate speech was prepared to very much extent by AllamaI.I.Qazi. on the eve of voting 27 members were present in the session. Three non-Muslim members, namely Gokaldas, Dr.Hemandas and LalomalMotwani casted their votes against the move and all 24 Muslim Members supported the Move and they were: Shaikh Abdul Majeed Sindhi; Amir AlibLahori; Ghulam Ali Talpur; GhulamHussaiHidayatullah; Ghulam Muhammad Isran; G.M.Syed, GhulamNabi Shah; PirIllahiBux; Nawab Jam Khan Muhammad; JenabaiG.Allana; Qaisar Khan, Syed Muhammad Ali Shah; K.B.Khuhro; M.HashimGazdar; Muhammad UsmanSoomro; Muhammad YousifChandio; Noor MuhammadShah; RasoolBuxUnar; Ali GoharMahar; Shamis-u-din Barakzai and Sohrab Khan Sarki.
1947: Sindh Government constitutes a Committee with Sir Roger TomisMor as its head to investigate into problems of peasants and prepare report in this regard.MuhammadMasoodKhadaposh, NooruddinSidiqui are included as its members, and Agha Shai is its Secretary.. Agha Shahi was replaced with Gopichand later on.
1950: 3-day Hari Conference is held with G.M.Syed in Chair. It demands abolition of Jageerdari system and elects new office-bearers. They Are: HyderBuxJatoi (President), MoulviNazirHussainJatoi& Syed Shamisudin Shah (Both Vice President); Abdul QadirKhokhar (General Secretary); Ghulam Muhammad Laghari& Abdul Khaliq (Both Joint Secretaries); Moulvi Muhammad Maaz (Treasurer). The Working Committee as per election is formed with following members: GhulamHussainSoomro& Allah Jurio (From Hyderabad District), Mir Muhammad Talpur& Muhammad SaleemLeghari (Tharparkar); Noor Muhammad Palijo& Ali Muhammad Shoro (Thatto); G.M.Syed& Ali Ahmad Qureshi (Dadu); NoorullahDahraj&Osto Muhammad (Nawabshah); AlluddinSamo& Muhammad AalamMangrio (Sukkur) and MoulviAzizullahJarwar& Abdul Wahid Soomro (Larkano District).
1955: The Chief Court of Sindh grants interim stay order against the operation of the SindgGovernmenr order abolishing Jageerdari in Sindh.
1973: Joint front of eight party demands PPP Government to lift Emergency and restore democracy.
1841; Keeping in view the unsettled state of affairs at Heart and Qandhar, British Government of India decides to send to Karachi the Ordinance and Military stores and place at them at the disposal of Major Outram, their Political Agent for Lower Sindh.
1931: The settlement is arrived at between Mahatma Ghandi and the Viceroy , with the result that Civil disobedience movement is to be discontinued and certain action are to be taken by the Government and local Governments which include amnesty to persons convicted in connection with this movement, withdrawal of Ordinances etc .
1936: Sir Agha Khan warns against the formation of parties on a communal basis. While addressing gathering in Bombay, he says that he favours the rich being taxed for the benefit of poor.
1967: It is the day of resentment of Sindhi students and reaction by Hyderabad Administration. They day is celebrated as 4th March every day.
1971: Complete strike is observed in East Pakistan to protest against postponement of the session of the National Assembly.
1973: Z.A.Bhutto rejects opposition’s demand to lift emergency
1836: Assistan Surgeon Hathorn who was deputed to take medical care of Mir Noor Muhammad, is recalled from Sindh. Colonel Potenger, Political Agent in Sindh requests and suggests his Government that this act can be taken by Mir Noor Muhammad in another way. On this day and date Potenger also informs MunshiJethanan that Bombay merchants have been disturbed by Sindhi people . Therefore Sindh Government may issue orders not to interfere with their boats .
1837: Captain Carless arrives at Karachi and received by Seth Naomal.
1906: The Sindh Branch of British Empire League is formed at Karachi. It remained active for years and worked for creating loyalty for the British in masses.
1916: Very active NGO ‘Karachi Social Service League’ celebrates its first anniversary. The function is presided over by Prof.Shahani, Patron of the League. Other participants include JethmalParsram (Eminent Writer), Wadhumal; LalchandAmardinomal (Eminent Writer); Seth GidumalFatihchand,;ShamdasGidwani (Secretary of the NGO); BheromalLekhraj; Dr.Khubchand, Dr.DoulatramAdvani; DiwanWasanmal; BheromalMaharchandAdvani (Eminent Writer), PartabsingShahani; H.Mevaram; EsardasParomal&Toormal.
1931: The Special session of the All-India Muslim Conference held at New Delhi and attended by Haji Abdullah Haroom, resolves that: “ This Conference approves the decision of the Round Table Conference that Sindh be separated from the Bombay Presidency and constituted into a separate Governor’s Province and demands that such separation should take effect prior to or simultaneously with the inauguration of the new constitution”.
1939: Mahatma Gandhi continues his fast at Rajkot, numerous messages not only from individuals but from some of the provincial governments are sent to the Viceroy to intervene.
1956: Governor-General IskandarMirza becomes President of Pakistan.
1977: Government decides to upgrade NED Engineering college Karachi as full-fledge university.
1995: Seventeen people including three police constables, a ranger and army personnel are killed during three days of Eid in Karachi.
1843: Governor-General of India requests Charles Napier to take up himself the Government of of the Province of Sindh and also intimates him that he had asked the Commander-in-Chief to send two regiments of infantry and one of artillery to Sukkur, so as to protect invaded Sindh country from any threat.
1916: Annual General meeting of the Zorastrian Club of Karachi is held to elect new office-bearers. Those elected are: K.B.Nusserwanji R. Mehta (Father of Jamshed Mehta/President), Dhanji Shaw Jamsetji&BurjorajC.Dubash (Vice Presidents), KawasjiH.Katrak (Chirman of Managing Committee), RuttonjiByramjiEdulji&NadirshawR.Mehta (Joint Secretaries), H.P.Byramji (Treasurer) and B.P.Golwalla (Hon.Steward)
1920: RaisGhulam Muhammad Bhurgri writes to the Governor of Bombay and demands curtail of powers of Sindh Commissioner.
1934: Dow Committee Report recommends Government for the separation of Sindh from Bombay Presidency one year earlier than promulgation of new scheme of Reforms.
1953: Following widespread rioting against Qadyanis, Punjab is put under military rule. General Azam is appointed M.L.A.
1971: General Tikka Khan is appointed as Governor of East Pakistan replaces S.M.Ahsan.
1914: The Graduates Association of Shikarpur was one of very active NGO of Shikarpur. It rendered valuable social services for a long time. Today, it has organized lecture on the topic of social awareness.
1926: Shaikh Abdul Majeed Sindhi launches movement for awareness about importance of education. Today, his appeal for cause is published in the Daily Al-Waheed of Karachi, in which he has diverted attention of readers towards critical situation of education in Sindh.
1935: Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto, Minister for Self Local Government of Bombay Presidency presents Budget Estimates for Forests in the Bombay Legislative Council.
1937: Sindh Muslim Adabi Society of Hyderabad remained very active for years. Today, It has arranged ‘Al-Sindh Poetic sitting’ at Hyderabad. Poets presented their poems.
1962: Pakistan Government sanctions six new industrial units under cash ceiling of Rs.20,000,00 development program for the current year for the Multan Region.
1969: Nine persons are injured by the firing of pro-Ayub procession in Rawalpindi.
1971: ShaikhMujeeb announces a program of action for non-co-operation movement and puts conditions for attending the session of National Assembly to be held on 25th March. His conditions include end of Martial Law, sending army back to barracks and transfer of power to elected representatives immediately.
1977: General elections are held by PPP Government and PPP wins 155 while PNA wins 35 seats out of total of 200. PNA alleges pre- planned massive rigging.
1991:MQM Chairman Azim Tariq expels BadarIqbal, Afaq Ahmad and Aamir Khan on charges of conspiracy to eliminate AltafHussain
1992: Syed Muzaffar Shah is elected unanimously as the leader of the house/Sindh Chief Minister.
1917: HassanandSundardasPamnani of Rohri was not only eminent Freedom Fighter but, Religious –minded Social worker. He established ‘Sat Sari DharamdasShewaMandli’ with social and religious Aims & Objects including, teaching of Saskirt language. Today, library is also opened and it is inaugurated by MetharamSajarsing.
1919; The Rowlatt Act is being debated in the Indian Legislative Council, but, masses are rejecting it in streets. Strike is observed in Karachi, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Shikarpur and Larkano. The Aims & Objects of the Act are designed to cope with anarchical and revolutionary crimes.
1947: The Indian National Congress demands the partition of Punjab.
1948: Khan Abdul Ghafar Khan and G.M.Syed form ‘All-Pakistan Peoples’ Party’. This may kindly be kept in mind that prior to this during British Period, Sir Shahnawan Bhutto also formed Peoples Party and his son Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto was inspired by his father and named his party as Pakistan Peoples Party.
1969: Opposition parties demand abolition of One-Unit.
1981: PIA plane hijacked to Afghanistan leaves for Damascus. Large scale arrests of PPP workers starts in the country in reaction.
1917: A. Jeejibhoy speaks in a lecture program arranged by ‘Karachi Citizen’s Association’. Topic was the ‘Commerce and its cultivation’.
1945: The dismissal of SardarShukat Hayat Khan in Punjab is discussed and debated in the Punjab Assembly and action of the Governor is termed as unconstitutional.
1949: The Sindh Assembly appoints ‘Select Committee’ consisting of three ministers and five MPAs to discuss “Tenancy Act’. Select Committee members are Mir Ghulam Ali Talpur (Minister), KaziFazul-ullah (Minister), Agha GhulamNabiPathan (Minister), MoulaBuxSoomro, GhulamRasoolJatoi, NabiBux Bhutto, Jaffar Khan Jamali and TahilramTeckchand.
1951: Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan discloses conspiracy against Government, it gives birth to ‘Rawalpindi Conspiracy case’. Case is registered against Major General Akbar Khan, Brigd. Latif, Faiz Ahmad Faiz and others. It was first strong action against Communists in Pakistan.
1956: MoulaBuxSoomro is inducted as state minister.
1972: Martial Law will be lifted on August 14. Bhutto makes announcement on Radio and T.V network.
1981: President Zia contacts Hafiz al-Asad of Syria on telephone to seek his help for release of PIA plane and passengers.
1923: Moulvi Muhammad Hashim presides over public meeting at MirpurMathelo. It is organized bt the local branch of the Khilafat Committee.
1940: The construction work of the building of the Sindh Legislative Assembly starts. Foundation stone lying ceremony held with Sindh Governor as the chief guest.
1943: The Sindh Assembly Muslim League Party decides to ask Government for imposing ban on local made Wine and take appropriate steps to curbs social evils.
1950: PirIllahiBux is expelled from Muslim League for five years.
1951: NWFP Governor I.I.Chundrigar dissolves the provincial Assembly.
1952: Fatima Jinnah criticizes low process in constitution-making. Addresses public meeting.
1954: Head of AhamadisMirzaBashiruddin is attacked by his follower in Rabwah.
1969: Government-Opposition talks starts in Rawalpindi. Bhutto, Bhashani and General Azam refused to participate. Opposition team consists of MoulanaMudoodi, Doultana, NawabzadaNasrullah, Mufti Mahood, SardarShoukat and others.
1989: The dissolution of the National Assembly on May 29, 1988 was unconstitutional, says Supreme court .
1836: Colonel Pottenger, Political Agent of the Government of India, in Sindh, informs his Government that he has discussed the Draft of new treaty with Mir Noor Muhammad Khan.
1850: On behalf of Governor-General of India, presents are made to His Highness Mir Ali Murad Khan by the Collector of Shikarpur and on this occasion a horse and camel is presented to the Governor-General by His Highness and is received by the Collector. Presents given by His Highness were sold in Rs.2973 at Hyderabad and amount was deposited in Government Treasury.
1917: 4th Sindh Provincial Conference starts at Shikarpur. It is the great political event in the political history of Shikarpur. Hindus and Muslims are with one Agenda to serve Sindh and her people. Details of this Conference are available on the Gul Hayat website (http://www.gulhayat.com/)
1923: It is Sunday today and a big public meeting is held at Ubaoro with Moulvi Ali Sher in chair. The function is organized by the local branch of Khilafat Committee so as to create political awareness.
1931: Addressing a gathering of students at the Arabic College, New Delhi, MrsSarojini Naidu referring to the Muslim demand for safeguards, says that it shows that Muslims were weak and afraid of other communities. This is an entirely erroneous idea. Muslims with their culture and traditions, courage and virility could never be weak.
1945: The Central Parliamentary Board of the All-India Muslim League calls upon the Sindh Premier to tender the resignation of the whole cabinet and to reconstitute a Coalition Ministry in which there should not be any Muslim who is not a Muslim Leaguer.
1952: The ‘Sindh Sudhar League’ demands Sindhi as an official language.
1955: Sindh Chief court declares appointment of AyubKhuhro as illegal.
1969: Political Pandits doubts about imposition of Martial Law and beginning of destruction.
1971: Foreign nationals start leaving East Pakistan due to critical political situation.
1981: Hijackers of a PIA plane give list of 55 persons , to be released from Pakistani prisons.
1984: No room for Western Democracy in Pakistan, declares Zia-ul-Haq. As an Agenda is being set for Talibanization.
1843: The Governor-General of India declares Sindh as the part of their Government of India.
1919: Sir W. Vincent moves consideration of Select Committee Report on Rowlaat Bill in Imperial Legislative Council. A hot debate starts, non-official Indians opposes the Bill in one voice.
1930: Gandhi starts his March to Mandvi to offer civil disobedience through violation of the provisions of the Salt Law.
1932: In Bombay Legislative Council, Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto opposes motion demanding Government to hold conference of the leaders of various parties to get feedback and guidance for the Round Table Conference and its Sub-Committees.
1935: Seth Haji Abdullah Haroon’s cut motion protesting against ‘repression in Balochistan’ is carried by the Bombay Legislative Council.
1936: The smaller states of Gujrat and Kathiwar wish to have confederation of their own instead of their amalgamation with larger Indian States.
1942: Public meetings arranged by the local branches of the Sindh Muslim league at Kambar, Dokri and Gatahar declare that they will not accept any move minus Pakistan.
1948: Karachi is declared as the capital of Pakistan. Kelat asks for three months to decide amalgamation with Pakistan.
1952: Joint Secretary, Department of Defense, Government of Pakistan, is appointed as first ever Chief Commissioner of Karachi.
1955: increasing of regional and international responsibilities have increased liabilities of our army, and we have to improve our professionalism, says Defense Minister General Ayub Khan.
1965: Faiz Ahmad Faiz is released from ShahiQila.
1972: Chief Martial Law Administrator Z.A.Bhutto issues Martial Law Regulation for implementation of Land Reforms.
1977: PNA demands resignation of Bhutto Government, dissolution of the Election Commission and formation of interim government.
1981: Pakistan Government agrees to release 55 prisoners demanded by the hijackers of PIA plane.
1843: Charles Napier is feeling threat in northern Sindh. He has asked the Bombay Government to send two regiments of infantry and one of artillery to Sukkur. But, he is advised to contact Naval officers at Karachi to send guns and mortars.
1907: The British Empire League, Karachi branch celebrates its first anniversary. The function is presided over by its Vice President M.de.Web. New office-bearers for the next year are also elected on the occasion. The details of the meeting and the Karachi branch of British Empire League are available at Gul Hayat website (http://www.gulhayat.com/).
1929: Soon after offering celebration of EidRamzan, a public meeting is held at Amrote and it is decided to launch movement for saving demolition of mosques during construction work of canals.
1932: The Governor of the Bombay Presidency declares Congress Committees of Hyderabad and NawabshahDistricts . This action is taken under Indian Criminal Law (Amendment) Act of 1908.
1934: Jageerdars of Sindh decides to hold ‘Sindh Zamindar and Jageerdar Conference’ in April at Hyderabad so as discuss the situation created by Sukkur Barrage.
1949: The Hari Committee in its meeting held at Hyderabad with HyderBuxJatoi in chair demands abolition of Jageerdari system in Sindh.
1952: Sindh Judicial court is upgraded as Chief Court.
1972: Thirteen hundred civilian officers are pre-maturely retired.
1977: PPP Government offers unconditional talks with PNA.
1843: The Government of India announces to prepare Standards of three colours of Military Ribbon of India, inscribed with words ‘Hyderabad 1843’ to be presented to ‘Sindh Horse’ for defeating enemy in battle of Meanee.
1932: Under Section 16 of the Indian Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1908 (X1V of 1908), Congress Committees of Karachi and Nawabshah and their branches are declared unlawful.
1944: The Sindh Provincial Muslim League elects G.M.Syed as president and Syed GhulamHyder Shah of Mirpurkhas as General Secretary.
1951: Cash prize of Rs.5000 is announced by the Government for proving information regarding where about of Syed SajjadZaheer, the master mind of the Rawalpindi conspiracy.
1952: Urdu is and will remain official language in Sindh, says Khuhro, the president of Sindh Muslim League,
1954: Governor’s rule is imposed in East Pakistan.
1969: MoulanaMoudoodi asks his party men to fight against menaces of Socialism.
1975: Z.A.Bhutto, the Prime Minister of Pakistan inaugurates LarkanaSughar Mills.
1977: PNA is on roads. Processions are taken out in various cities of Punjab.
1884: Consequent upon developing differences with Dyaram and Sadhu Hiranand Hindu members of the Sindh Hindu Sabha, Hassan Ali Effendi forms ‘Sindh Muhammadan Association’ and with the result that later on Sindh stood divided in Hindu and Muslim camps. Sindh Muhammadan Association remained active till the separation of Sindh from Bombay Presidency.
1919: 2 day Sindh Educational Conference starts at Sukkur. Hindus and Muslims participated.
1920: Sindh Upkark, an anglo-sindhi Journal of Shikarpurstrats writing against Islam. The Journal damaged Hindu-Muslim unity for some time.
1925: Jamiat-ul-Ulema Sindh in its meeting held at Sukkur elects its new office-bearers. They are; Syed QaziAsadullh Shah of Tukhar (President), Moulana Muhammad Sadiq of Khada&Moulana Mir Muhammad Nauragzado (Both Vice Presidents) and Dim Muhammad ‘Wafai’ (Secretary).
1938: Smallpox causes 9 deaths in Larkana district. Due to ever increasing cases festivals are banned. Muhammad Yaqoob Agha and syedAltafHussainTrimzi, both Mukhtyarkars are appreciated by the District Local Board for their valuable services rendered in this regard.
1953: Sindh AwamiMahaz invites application for party tickets to contest election. The meeting is presided over by G.M.Syed, whereas it is attended by seven members of the Parliamentry Board
1955: Kotri Barrage is inaugurated by the Governor-General Ghulam Muhammad.
1973: PirPagaro is elected to head opposition’s United Democratic Front Action Committee.
1995: Mir Murtaza Bhutto assumes the office of the chairman of PPP (SB).
1916: The meeting of the Sindh Graduates Association is held in the office of Young Amils’ Association, Burns Road Karachi to fix Aims & objects and to pass Rules & bye-laws.
1922: Sindhi Press asks people to boycott all official events to be organized to welcome Prince of Wales on the eve of his visit to Sindh.
1936: Ali Muhammad Delhvi, the President of Bombay Legislative Council arranges Farewell Party in honour of members from Sindh. As due to separation of Sindh, they ceased to be members of the Bombay Council.
1965: IMF authorizes Pakistan to draw amount of 37,500,000 over the next 12 months to better its balance of payment situation.
1966: West Pakistan High court dismisses petitions challenging the detention of opposition leaders under DPR.
1971: U.N experts leave Dhaka and Moulana Abdul HameedBhashani declares his full support to ShaikhMujeeb in his Bengali nation struggle.
1972: NED and Tando Jam colleges are upgraded as universities.
1977: PNA’s protest rallies defy legal ban on demonstrations. PNA workers court arrested.
1996: Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto performs ground breaking ceremony of the Karachi Hass Transist project.
1832: government of India while writing letter to His Highness Mir Murad Ali Khan, assures that they will not take Shikarpur in their possession and integrity of Sindh dominions will be respected.
1850: The Sindh Commissioner asks the Collector of Hyderabad that prisoners should be taught habits of industry and mode to maintain themselves by their own cultivation.
1917: RewachandVasanmal, Advocate, delivers his lecture on the topic of ‘Amil economic’. The lecture program is organized by the ‘Young Amil’s Association’, Karachi.
1920: Khilafat Conference is held at Sunn, with Hakim Fatih Muhammad Sehwani as its President. Shaikh Abdul Majeed Sindhi, Dr. Noor Muhammad Shaikh, Shaikh Abdul Aziz, Moulvi Muhammad Suleman, and Moulvi Abdul Qayoom participate and deliver speeches. G.M.Syed was the host.
1922: On the eve of the arrival of the Prince of Walles, complete hatral is observed in Karachi. MehrajLokram Sharma and KesomalJhangyani are arrested for instigating people to observe strike. Later on Sharma earned 18 months imprisonment, whereas Kesomal is awarded 30 months imprisonment.
1933: White Paper issued by the British Government indicates that Sindh is going to be separated from the Bombay Presidency.
1952: Air flight service starts between Karachi and Hyderabad.
1954: Anti-Muslim League Day is observed in many cities of Pakistan. It is encouraged so as to minimize the political and party pressure on governance and to pave way for taking birth of any puppet party by people in power, for people in power and of people in power.
1965: Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Z.A.Bhutto doubts Indian attack on Pakistan. Later on the War took place between both countries. Very difficult to differentiate between ‘political vision’ and ‘political strategy’.
1992: No option for Pakistan to go for nuclear, due to ever increasing Human Rights violation in Kashmir, says Syed Ghous Ali Shah, Defense Minister of Pakistan.
1835: British informers informs the Government of India that Mir Noor Muhammad has ordered some Khosas to leave Thar and reside elsewhere in Sindh. They were involved in criminal activities against British people and even Tharis.
1843: The Governor-General while writing to Charles Napier expresses his satisfaction on the services rendered in the battle of Miani by several officers, non-commissioned officers and privates.
On the other side on this day and date, Charles Napier writes to prisoner rulers of Sindh that;’ I have received your letter this day. You must recollect that your intrigues with Mir Sher Muhammad give me a great deal to do. I am also much surprised by the falsehoods which you tell. I will no longer bear this conduct; and if you give me any more trouble, by stating gross falsehoods, as you have done in your two letters, I will cast you into prison as you deserve.’
1935: Twenty-Three are killed and seventy injured in Karachi, police firing on the Muslim procession proceeding towards grave yard to burry Abdul Qayoom who was sentenced to death because of killing Nathoram. Nathoram translated and printed a book that was against Hazrat Muhammad (P.B.U.H).
1940: K.B.AllahBuxSoomro government/ministry resigns. He was in power since March 23,1938. Mir Bandah Ali Khan forms third Ministry of Sindh. G.M.Syed, Shaikh Abdul Majeed Sindhi; NihchaldasVazirani, R.B.Gokaldas and QaziFazul-Ullah are included as ministers.
1948: Kharan, Lasbela&Makran states accede to Pakistan.
1969: Moulana Abdul HameedBhashani of East Pakistan asks people to start uprising against Capitalists and Imperialists. He addresses a public meeting in Karachi.
1971: We must hit back if anyone strikes us in the course of the current movement of realization of freedom, says ShaikhMujeeb.
1977: Curfew is imposed in Karachi after PNA protesters become high-risk for law & order situation.
1978: Verdict in Muhammad Ahmad Khan murder case is announced. Z.A.Bhutto and four others are sentenced to death. It is unanimous decision of the Lahore High Court.
1843: Charles Napier writes to Mir Sher Muhammad of Mirpurkhas that ‘I will make no terms with you, except unconditional surrender, and security for your person, as other Amirs have received. We were at peace with you; we made no war with you; you have made unprovoked war upon us, and have cut off our dawks. If you do not surrender yourself as prisoner of war before the 23rd instant, I will march against you and give you battle’.
1913: The Sindh Scout is awarded affiliation by the Head Quarter, London and the document is signed by Lt. General Sir Robert Beden Powel. The Commissioner is made Patron of the organization. The Sindh Scout started with 12 Scouts and this year the number reaches to 31.
1916: The NGO Karachi Social Service League stages drama so as to earn and collect money for the benefit of children studying in Municipal Schools of Karachi.
1920: On the initiate and call of RaisGhulam Muhammad Bhurgri and Seth Haji Abdullah Haroon Sindh observes 2nd Khilafat Day. People were asked to remain peaceful and avoid to create law & order situation. As it was Friday, therefore, Muslims hold meetings soon after offering Juma Prayers. The Day was observed in length and breadth of Sindh.
1934: GhulamHussainHidayatullah and Muhammad AyubKhuhro while taking part in the debate during the session of the Bombay Legislative Council demand protection of rights of landlords of Sindh.
1935: The Indian Legislative Council carries the motion of K.L.Gauba censuring the Government regarding Karachi firing and killing about 40 persons by Military.
1982: Life-term punishment for desecration of the Holy Quran, an Ordinance is promulgated.
1992: Nawaz Sharif expels NPP of RaisGhulam Mustafa Jatoi from IJI.
1843: Major General Sampson is appointed as Second Command to the Governor in Sindh.
1856: The Commissioner Sindh request the Bombay Government for reducing the Baloch Regiment in Sindh so as to increase police force.
1920: The District Khilafat Committee of Larkanoconstitute a committee consisting of PirTurab Ali Shah, Jan Muhammad Junijo, GobindBux and Tahilram so as to collect figures and facts about highhandedness of the Government and victimization of party workers.
1924: The District TharparkarJamiat-ul-Ulema Sindh condoles death of eminent Freedom Fighter and politician RaisGhulamMuhammadBhurgri and offers congratulations to Moulana Muhammad Salih for sacrifices made by him for the cause of theMotherland.The meeting is presided over by Moulana Muhammad Ibrahim.
1936: The branch of the Sindh Azad Party is opened at New Hala. Haji Pir Muhammad, Qazi Ahmad Ali and Mian Muhammad Juman and Haji Ghulam Muhammad are elected President, Secretary, Joint Secretary and Treasurer.
1947: Ali Akbar Khan Jalbani and Mumtaz Ali Jaffri, both of Larkana District get sanad for legal practice.
1950: ‘Karachi will emerge as a Greater Karachi and we are working on it’, the Parliament is told by Federal Minister Dr.A.M.Khan.
1952: ‘Urdu is our identification and source of progress’, says MoulanaMoudoodi.
1969: YousifHaroon is sworn in as the Governor of the West Pakistan.
1972: The post of Commissioner is abolished in Sindh.
1977: PNA leaders Asghar Khan, MoulanaNoorani, Sherbaz Khan Mazari and Prof. Ghafoor are released.
1917: The Sindh Graduates Association arranges lecture program and R.D.Karmarkar delivers his lecture on the topic of ‘ Indian Astronomy’. This may kindly be kept in mind that this NGOs arranged so many lecture programs and those were held on every Tuesday. Prof. Shahani gave his lecture on Gentanjali’ of Tagore and Prof. Dhopeshwarkar spoke on ‘Time and Free Will’. All lectures delivered in these programs arranged by NGOs durning British Period, if collected and compiled, can surprise so many people.
1932: Haji Abdullah Haroon and Shaikh Abdul Majeed participate in the All-India Muslim Conference held at Lahore. The Conference is presided over by AllamaIqbal. Audience is not calm and want to disturb the function. Perhaps they want to show their resentment on AllamaIqbal’s political approach. The situation is deteriorating. Shaikh Abdul Majeed takes over mice. Audience start raising voices : LISTEN TO SINDHI. FRIENDS ! BE CALM AND QUITE. Every, body is seated and situation is under control and proceedings are started peacefully and accordingly. Shaikh Abdul Majeed earns name and later on he is called and known ‘SINDHI’.
1935: While speaking on the motion on the Karachi killings, LalchandNawalrai says in the Indian Legislative Assembly that in Sindh, Hindus and Muslims are two sides of one coin and it was due to policy of ‘Divide & Rule’ that another Third party is pushing them in battle with each other.
1951: Liaquat Ali Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan discloses the name of key- leader of the Rawalpindi Conspiracy . He is Major General Akbar.
1955: The Federal Court headed by Chief Justice MuhammadMunir set aside judgement of the Sindh Chief Court in MoulviTamizuddin Khan’s petition.
1966: Z.A.Bhutto says that India is violating Tashkent Declaration.
1971: Yahya-Mujeeb talks fail, Z.A.Bhutto is invited by Yahya Khan to reach Dhaka for playing his role in the situation.
1838: The Government of India asks Colonel Pottenger that apprise Sindh Rulers of views of British Government that the Government is surprised to know that they have submitted themselves to the Court of Persia and it has become matter of concern for the Government of India.
1948: Hindu members of Assemble holds meeting Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah at Dhaka to discuss and review the situation created by the partition and its impact/affect on Hindu community.
1949: Muhammad AyubKhuhro is disqualified for three year and now can not take part in politics and political activities.
1951: Sindh Chief Minister KaziFazul-Ullahresigns.
!956: The new constitution is promulgated in Pakistan.
1971: Bhutto is holding meeting with Mujeeb in Dhaka. General Yahya asks Doultana, SardarShoukat Hayat, MutiMahood, Wali Khan and GhousBuxBizinjo to holds talks with Mujeeb to resolve important political matters.
1977: Z.A.hutto blames PNA for avoiding to negotiate vital political issues with his Government.PNA blames and claims arrest of its ten thousand workers.
1978: Heads of States and Governments of Egypt, Syria, Iran, Indonesia, Qatar, Bahrain and Canadian House of Commons appeal to Zia to commute Z.A.Bhutto’s death sentence. Qadafi sends Special emissary. British, U.S and India refuse to comment
1843: Charles Napier writes to Mir Sher Muhammad Khan that if you choose to meet me tomorrow, as I march to attack you at the head of army; if you will surrender yourself as a prisoner without any other conditions than that your life will be safe, I will receive you.
1923: The meeting of ShudiSabha is held at ParbatiPatiSukkdaniMandar it is presided over by Seth RamchandFatihchand. The strategy regarding reconverting New Muslims (SanjogiShaikhs) to Hinduism was finalized.
1930: Sindh Khilafat Conference is held at Mehar. It is attended by eminent Khalfat Leaders.
1931: Sindh observe complete hartal to protest against execution of Bhagatsing and others.
1935: R.D.Bell, Home Member assures Indian Legislative Assembly that the Government has decided to order enquiry into Karachi firing in which more that 40 Muslims were killed by the military firing.
1938: The Leader of the ‘Itad Party’, K.B.AllahBuxSoomro forms Sindh Government. PirIllahiBux and Nihchaldas are inducted as ministers.
1940: Those who participated in All-India Muslim League session of Lahore and favoured/supported ‘Pakistan Resolution’ are: G.M.Syed, K.B.Khuhro, M.A.Khaiq, Syed HussainBux Shah (Mirabpur), Haji Dost Muhammad of Larkano, Pir Ali Muhammad Shah Rasdi, Amir Ahmad of Larkano, Muneer Ahmad of Larkano, K.B.Haqnawaz (Shikarpur), GhulamMahuddin, Abdul HaiSiddiqui (Sukkur), Abdul Rauf (Karachi), Muhammad Aslam (Karachi), Muhammad HashimJunijo, Muhammad Ramzan, Muhammad Ali Choudhri (Thar), Maqbool Ahmad (Thar), ChooudhriRahmatullah (Thar), MirzaRahman Beg (Sukkur), RaisAfzal Khan Khero (Moro).
1941: All the branches of Sindh Muslim League observe Pakistan Day.
1946: The Cabinet Mission reaches at Karachi.
1951: Muhammad AyubKhuhro is sworn in as the Chief Minister of Sindh.
1956: Bengal is renamed as East Pakistan and Federal Court as Supreme court.
1965: Ayub is sworn as the President of Pakistan for another five years. Z.A.Bhutto is inducted as minister. Malik Amir Muhammad Khan and Abdul Monem khan are appointed Governors of West Pakistan and East Pakistan respectively.
1843: Charles Napier writes to Governor-General of India narrating battle between him and Mir Sher Muhammad. This letter has been written from Dubba, four miles from Hyderabad. It is important in a way also that it has indicated the death date of HoshoShedi in this battle on 24th of March 1843.Whereas it is said and believed that HoshoShedi lost his life in the battle of Minani. Charles Napier writes: ‘ The forces under my command marched this morning at day-break. About half past 8 0’s clock we discovered and attacked the army under the personal command of the Mir Sher Muhammad, consisting of 20,000 men of all arms….. After a combat of about three hours, the enemy was wholly defeated with considerable slaughter, and the loss of all his standards and cannon.’ Napier ends his letter that:’ThreeBelochee chiefs fell in the action; one of them was the great promoter of the war,-- HOCHE Mahmud SEEDEE.’
1924: It was announced that the ‘National Baby Week’ will be celebrated in Karachi at various places and eminent Congress leader R.K.Sidhva will be its coordinator. In this connection the first program is held today at Lyari – the place, where people are witnessing heavy rains of bullets daily now. As per announcement, other programs will be held on 26.3.1924 at Old Town, on 30.3.1924 at Sadar and on 1.4.1924 at Kiamari.
1935: The branch of Indian National League is opened in Karachi. Details about its office-bearers and Aims & Objects are available at Gul Hayat website. (http://www.gulhayat.com/).
1941: In the public meeting held at Khalikdina Hall of Karachi, G.M.Syed presides over ‘Oath and Pledge Ceremony’ in the support of Pakistan. He starts reading it and is followed by participants. In that PLEDGE, it is said that we Muslims are different Nation and created by Allah with special Assignment, for translating it we need Pakistan. In this PLEADGE it is further said that any kind of sacrifice that is required by /for the cause will be made without any condition and objection.
1948: Urdu should be a common language of the country, says the founder of Pakistan, while addressing Annual Convocation of the Dhaka University.
1968: More arrests are made in connection with Agartala conspiracy. This drama was staged for years and none of accused was awarded any penalty or punishment. It is said that the script of that drama was written in West Pakistan as Bungladesh Flag was designed here and 6-poits were drafted here. It is said that some politicians of West Pakistan had decided to get rid of East Pakistan.
1985: Muhammad Khan Junijo is sworn in as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
1857: The Commissioner of Sindh sends Circular NO.443 to all collectors of Sindhi issuing instructions as to use of Sindhi in the Revenue as well as in Judicial business. He asks them for adoption of Sindhi as the language of record throughout the Province.
1917: Eminent figure TarachandGajra delivers his lecture on the topic of ‘ What should one do for Samaj/Society?’. This lecture program was arranged by NGO ‘AryaSamaj’ of Karachi.
1923: ShudhiSabha’s activities regarding converting of New Muslims, irritates Religious Scholars. The meeting of the ‘Sindh Jamiat-ul-Ulema’ is held at Karachi with Hakim Fatih Muhammad Sehwani in chair and it is decided to face and deny the propaganda of AryaSamajis.
1931: The working Committee of the All-India Congress Committee meets at Karachi. The city remained active spot of Congress activities for so many days.
1938: The Health Committee of the District Local Board recommends ban on Festivals. According to the opinion of the Committee, festivals are not only burden on economy but, are training centers for violation of Social values.
1953: The meeting of AwamiMahaz Board is held with G.M.Syed in Chair. It is attended by Shaikh Abdul Majeed Sindhi, PirIllahiBux; Ghulam Mustafa Bhurgri; KaziFaiz Muhammad and SobhoGiyanchandani. In this meeting District-wise Sub-Committees are formed or recommendation of party tickets to members interesting to contest election. HyderBuxJatoi, KhudaBuxKuhawar and Yar Muhammad Shah are awarded party tickets for Larkano District.
1969: President Ayub Khan resigns and handed over power to Yahya Khan. Martial Law is imposed in Pakistan. Admiral S.M.Ahsan, Air Martial Noor Khan ang General Hamid Khan are appointed as Deputy MLAs.
1970: Major General (R) Sarfraz Khan Vice President of PDP terms abolition of ‘One-Unit’ as a great mistake.
1971: President Yaya is back from Dhaka after an 11-day stay. Bhutto says that the question of autonomy sought by the Awami League is more than the autonomy. It is bordering on sovereignty.
1977: PNA leadership, Mufti Mahmood, Pro.AbdulGhafoor; MianTufailAhmad;MoulanaNoorani,; Mazari;ShahFarid;Khizir Hayat and KhowajaSarfraz are sentenced to three months imprisonment.
1978: Z.A.Bhutto’s appeal against the Lahore High court verdict is filed in the Supreme Court.
1843: The Governor - General approves proposal of Charles Napier to carry on the general Government ofSindh from Karachi and measurers be adopted for facilitating communication between Karachi and Hyderabad.
1920: Sindh Khilafat Conference is held at the Dargah of Makhdoom Bilawal. It is attended by more than ten thousand people.
1931: Jawahrlal Nehru presides over 'All - India Students Conference' heldin Khalikdina Hall, Karachi. The Conference disapproves 'Gandhi - Irwin Settlement/Agreement' and resolve to form Provincial Working Committees of students. Tirath Sabhani, A.J.Mamtora, H.P.Mirchandani, H.G.Butani, B.T.Shahani, H.R.Wadhwani and V.I.Jagtiani played vital role in managing the Conference.
1950: JUP demands separate ministry for Religious Affairs and ban for ever on appointment of non - muslims/pakistanis on key military posts.
1956: Military officers can be removed from service without Court Martial,decides Govt.
1961: It is decided in Governors' Conference that Karachi Division shall be merged into West Pakistan.
1971: Awami League is banned, Shaikh Mujeeb is arrested and military is asked to restore writ of the govt. in East Pakistan.
1973: Bhutto appeals opposition to end boycott and opt for dialogue.
1977: PNA boycotts oath taking ceremony . However, 161 members of the National Assembly take oath.
1991: Four persons at Singapur Airport try to hijack Pakistan Plane but are killed. PPP was blamed for that act and arrests are made in Pakistan.
1889: Lord Ray, Governor-General Of India inaugurates the construction work of Sukkur-Rohri Railway Bridge.
1923: On the joint call of the Congress and Sindh Khilafat, Sindh observes the Hartal/Strike to protest against the Government’s Kenya Colony Policy.
1931: Subash Bose addresses the Naujwan Conference at Karachi. He condemns to Bhagat Sing’s execution and makes appeal to the audience for organization of peasants and workers and also pleads for the abolition of caste system. This may be kept in mind that it is said that while on his Sindh tour, Subash went to Gurang Bungalow and held meeting with PirPagaroSureehBadshah. Subashcame Sindh in 1931 and that time PirPagaro was not even in Sindh. Therefore, it is not correct that PirPagaro was politically influenced by Subash Chandra Bose.
1933: The Central Working Committee of the Hindu MahaSabha, in its meeting held at Delhi discusses on White Paper and terms it against interests of Hindu Community. It was decided that All-India strike will be held on 9th April to protest against the White Paper.
1939: Hindu ministers of Sindh are not happy with K.B. Allah Bux Government. NihchaldasVazirani and DialmalDoulatram resign as ministers, whereas Dr.Hemandas intends to move Mo-Confidence motion against K.B.AllahBux, the Premier.
1940: Sindh Government vide Notification No (s)29H/207 appoints Judge to conduct Enquiry regarding the Masjid Manzilgah dispute and roits.
1945: G.M.Syed sends Telegram to the Quaid-i-Azam uprising him of political situation in Sindh and expelling him and HashimGazdar from the Party.
1955: The Government of Pakistan promulgates the Emergency Power Ordinance and assumes powers to make provision for framing the constitution, constitute the province of West Pakistan.
1843: The Governor General of India agrees with Governor Sindh, Charles Napier that Karachi be made capital of Sindh, and advises that communication between Hyderabad and Karachi be facilitiated, public buildings be erected and water be obtained from the under Gizri Hills.
1916: The Karachi Citizen’s Club lauds services rendered by Lord Harding for India and British Subject. Seth HarchandraiVishindas presides over the public meeting held in Khalikdina Hall of Karachi. RaiBahadurAlomalTikamdas, Khan BahadurNusserwanji; JamshedNusserwaniji; GidumalLekhraj, Framroz E. Panthakey; DurgdasB.Adavani;LokomalChelaram; D.D.Dhala speak on the occasion and praised Lord Harding and his services.
1956: KaqiFazul-ullah and PirIllahiBux are released on bail. KaziFazul-ullah was one of absentees members, when Sindh Assembly voted for favouring One-Unit Scheme.
1977: Z.A.Bhutto takes oath as Prime Minister of Pakistan. Mufti Mahmmod says that newly elected National Assembly is not representative forum of the people and by the people.
1994: Sedition case is registered against MQM Chief AltafHussain, in Karachi.
1995: In a massive crackdown, police arrests in Hyderabad 100 political activists of various parties.
1835: Colonel Pottenger informs his Government that Mir Noor Muhammad Khan has warned BaharoKhoso to abstain from his predatory habits and have asked him to migrate to other part of Sindh and leave Thulwith out fail.
1844: The Governor-General of India while writing to the Governor of Sindh, Chales Napier, applauds the masterly arrangements and cheerful patience of the troops, by which complete success had attended his operations against the Balochee tribes involved in robberies and law-breaking on the west-north border of Sindh.He appreciates cooperation of High Highness Mir Ali Murad Khan for indicating their whereabouts resulting surrender of some of them. Governor-General advises Charless Napier that Balochee tribes be settled in Sindh so as can be scattered and put under observation properly.
1923: The editor of Daily Al-Waheed is in trouble. He was arrested under Section 124 & 153-A of the Indian Penal Code. Today he is produced before the court of the City Magistrate, Karachi.
1931: It is Day of Hindus in the politics of Sindh. The 45th Annual Session of the All-India Congress Committee is being held at Karachi. SardarValibBhai Patel is in chair, whereas Mahatma Ghandhi and Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan are amongst participants. On the other hand, out of Sindh, All-India Hindu Conference is adopting resolution on the issue of the separation of Sindh from Bombay Presidency. The Resolution says” “ This Conference emphatically protest against non-representation of Sindh Hindus on the 1st Round Table Conference, and repudiate the decision of its sub-committee agreeing in principle to the separation of Sindh from Bombay Presidency”.
1993: A majority judgment of the Supreme court finds former chief of army staff General (R) )MirzaAslam Beg, guilty of contempt of court but charge is deopped,
1839: Colonel Pottenger recommends and requests Officer Commanding Thatta that army be instructed not to damage Shikargahs of Sindh Rulers while they are passing through their territory.
1918: The Sindh Provincial Conference opens in Karachi. It is being presided over by MurlidharJeramdas, a Pleader of Shikarpur. Nearly 500 delegates from all parts of Sindh are participating. Details are available on the website of the Gul Hayat (http://www.gulhayat.com/)
1919: Sindh protest against Rowlaat Bill. Processions are taken out and meetings are held in major cities.
1954: An agreement is signed with NIPPON Electric Co. of Japan to establish two experimental T.V. stations at Lahore and Dhaka.
1955: Pakistani flag is desecrated at Kabul, Qandhar and Jalalabad.
1972: ‘Pakhtoonistan’ is no longer issue with our party, says NAP chief .
1973: Bhutto invites opposition for talks.
1979: Z.A.Bhutto’s habeas-corpus pleas are dismissed.
1984: Pakistan’s Nuclear program to continue, says Chief of Army Staff, General Abdul Waheed .
1995: President FrooqLaghari holds talks with MQM leaders in bid to restore peace and normalcy in Karachi.
1857: The Commissioner in Sindh writes to the Government of Bombay requesting sanction to a grant-in-aid of Rs.100 per mensem to a school proposed to be established at Hyderabad.
1934: Sindh Hindu Conference, held in Khalikdina Hall at Karachi and presided over by LalchandNavalrai demands that Sindh shall remain annexed with Bombay Presidency. The resolution proposed by RaiBahadurHiranandKhemchand sates that even Bombay Provincial Committee of the Simon Commission, including its member Shahnawaz Khan Bhutto has opposed the separation of Sindh, hence the demand of Sindh Hindu Conference is justified.
1908: The Sukkur Lodge of the Sindh Theosophical Society is chartered. Kishinchand is elected as its founder President.
1913: The Philosopher and great Social worker DiwanDayaramGidumalShahani marries Urmila Devi- daughter of his Malbari friend. It was a drastic action taken by a man of name and fame and it was termed as violation of Hindu norms. He is criticized at large and is not influenced by any propaganda. Later on Mahatma Gandhi and Moulana Abu-al-Kalam Azad tried to see him, but he regretted to see any one.
1917: Eminent Scholar Dr.Gurbuxani delivers his lecture on the topic of ‘Our Community’. This lecture program is arranged by ‘The Young Amils’ Association’ of Karachi.
1921: Sindh- the land of love and lovely people is being converted into ‘fire-place’ by its sons of soil. British ruleres policy to ‘divide & rule’ has brining its results. Hindus and Muslims have disputed over celebrations of ‘Cheti Chand’. The Government impose ban on the celebration of event at Uderolal, hence, it is celebrated at Nasrpur, the Birth place of Uderolal.
1954: The official Report says that 37,608 students are enrolled in Government recognized 532 schools of the Larkano district and it is 7.5 % of the Population. Out of these 532 schools the number of Primary schools is 495, 456 for boys and 39 for girls. 29028 boys and 3012 girls are enrolled in these Primary schools. The Government’s annual expenditure on Primary education in the district is Rs. 10,90,285/.
1958: The President IskandarMirza removes A.K.Fazul-ul-Haq from the office of Governor of East Pakistan. In 1940, in the Muslim League Session of Lahore, the ‘Pakistan Resolution’ was proposed by the removed Governor A.K.Fazul-ul-Haq!
1969: CMLA Yahya Khan assumes the office of President of Pakistan to be effective from 25th of March.