He was born on 13 january 1958 at village Garhi Mori of Taluka and District Khairpur mirs.,His father Ghulam Abbas Soomro alis Khanjer Miyanvi was poet and student and active member of Baaz-e- Saleem founded by Saleem Garhvi. He is working as Human Rights Activist associated with Human Rights Commission of Pakistan since 1988, serving in Sindh University from 1985.did Ph.D in Media Studies. Has remained, Secretary General of Federation of All Pakistan Universities Academic Staff Association,( FAPUASA). He is poet, short story writer and free lance journalist.
Bhabo Nath Banerji:
Born on 15th of August 1895 in Bengal. He was Ph.D and outstanding Research Scholar . In 1926 he was transferred from Simla to Karachi organize the first aviation meteorological centre in India. He remained Meteorologist –in charge Karachi Airport with administrative and technical charge of all meteorological observatories under the Government of India in Persia, Arabia, Mekran, Sindh and West Rajputana. He was author of ‘Meteorology of Persian Gulf & Mekran’, a valuable book for air and sea navigators . (Source: ‘Who’s Who & Why’-1932, Karachi).
Bhai Tikamdas Pritamdas:
From 1918 to 31st March 1943 he was the Managing Director of the Ganesh Khopra Mills of Karachi. With a capital of 20 thousands, when he took charge of the Company, he gave the Company when he retired a capital of 20 lakhs. Besides being a great businessman, he was a great social figure of Karachi. He was a member of Karachi Club. He was the President of Arva Samaj for five years. He was one of the Vice-Presidents of the Karachi S. P. C. A. He was a great believer in Hindu-Muslim Unity.He started his own business running in the name of his son Ghanshamdas Tikamdas Mehta doing Commission Agent and Karaina business near Khory Garden.
Bharvani Hiralal Srichand:
He was born on 17th April 1905 and was educated at the N. J. High School and D. J. Sindh College, Karachi. As a student he had a brilliant career and was the recipient of innumerable prizes and scholarships. He stood first class first in Sind in his B.A. Examination with English and Persian. He was appointed a full-fledged Professor of English in Sind National College, Hyderabad in 1925 before he was 21 years old, perhaps the youngest Professor in India. He proceeded to England in 1927, passed English Tripos (Honours) at Cambridge with French and Italian as his subsidiary languages in 1930. He was unanimously elected President of the Indian Majlis Cambridge. During the same year he was called to the Bar from the Honourable Society of Lincolns' Inn. He joined Harchandrai and Company as an advocate in January 1931. He rejoined Sindh National College as senior Professor of English and French on the day when the college was renamed after Diwan Dayaram Gidumal (June 1932). He had been the Principal of the college since December 1938. He was a writer of many learned articles and was a debater of rare power and charm and had improved the College in all directions. During his days the number of students having risen from under 300 to over 600 within four years.He was the President of Rotary Club, Hyderabad, and an old Member of Dialdas and Bhaibund Clubs besides the Karachi Club. He was a University Examiner upto B.A. and a Member of Bombay University Students Welfare Committee.(Source: ‘The Colourful Personalities of Sindh’, by M.U.Abbasi).
Bhojraj Motoomal Ajwani:
He did B.A.in 1920. Joined Non Cooperation Movement launched by Congress in 1931. Suffered incaceration in 1922 in the Notorious Visapur Jail and published account of Visapur Jail Horrors.He was a Municipal Councillor at Sukkur in 1928, Chairman Primary School Board 1929. He was an Advocate, owner and Editor of the Bharat" weekly.
Begum Sharfunnirsa Shahban:
Wife of Khan Bahadur Mian G. K. M. Shahban, M.L.A., (Central) was an outstanding social Muslim lady worker of Sindh.She was the first Muslim lady from Sindh to the Kaiser-i-Hind medal, to be appointed a Justice of peace a Member of the Civil Hospital and Nursing Association Committee, Karachi, a Lady visitor to the Karachi Prison, a Member of the Investigating Committee (Juvenile Prisoners) and an Honorary Magistrate since 1936. She was an elected member of Countess of Dufferin Fund. She was the first lady from Sindh to preside at the All Sind Women's Conference in 1929 and the only Sindhi lady who had the unique honour of presiding over the convocation of the Tibbia College, Delhi, 1938.She was Member of the Managing Committee, Muslim Ladies' Association, Member, Executive Committee of the Ladies' of the Empire Association and of the Muslim Girls' Academy, Karachi. She took keen interest in the Girls Guide Movement, and had done a lot to further the war activities in Sindh by her active co-operation
He was born on 19th April 1903 at Hyderabad and migrated to India after partion. In India he remained the President of ‘Akhal Bharat Sindhi Boli Ain Sahit Sabha’ and Chairman of the Sindhi Board of Studies of Bombay University. His work on Sindhi Hindu Saint Poet ‘Sami’ is an outstanding contribution to Sindhi literature.
Son of Chandiram,born in 1905.He was associated with Journaism.Joined “Hindu”as its editor in 1930 and later on founded and edited “Chowdas”Magazine from Karachi.He optted to participate in the freedom movement by virtue of his writings.He wrote on the life & achievements of Mahatma Gandhi(1935),Madan Mohan Malya(1936) & Nitaji(1942).This freedom fighter left Sindh in 1947,where he died on 15.04.1963.
Born on 28th May 1947 at Jacobabad. Studied in Filming at Xavier Institute of Communication, at Mumbai. She is President of ‘Mumbai Mahila Vibhag of Sindhi Council of India and General Secretary of Akhil Bharat Sindhi Boli Ain Sahit Parchar Sabha. She has a prolific Television career, She has made more than 200 programmes telecast on channels like Doordarshn, Zee T. V., Star Plus, Sony T. V. Aastha Channels. She also has to her credit the making of first ever Sindhi Telefilm “ANAND KRIPLANI JO MURDER” based on Dr. Chandulal Jaisinghani’s well known novel “Bagu Barrister” that was telecast on Doordarshan, Sindhi TV series shown on Astha Satellite Channel from July 2002 “MASTHAN JA MELA” and “MITTI A JI MAHAK” are not only directed by her but also conceived by this lady of substance.
Bineeta Negpal was invited to Sindh (Pakisthan) by the organisers of SANT SATRAM DHAM (Sant kanwarram Sahib’s Guru). SANT SHIROMANI SADHRAM SAHIBJI.
Now Bineeta Nagpal has come up with a new image as a writer. She has written her brief autobiography in Sindhi language in which she has written why and how she selected the path to serve her Sindhi Community and Sindhiyat. Bineeta’s “MAANDI THIU NAA MAARUI” (do not ever lose heart) provides an empowering philosophy for life, a blend of wisdom, compassion and practicalexperience.
Brayne Albert Frederic Lucas:
Born in 1884. Entered Indian Civil Service in 1908. Remained on various posts in the Finance Department, Government of India. He was appointed as the chairman of ‘Sindh Committee’ in connection with the proposed Separation of Sindh from Bombay Presidency.
Bulchand Alumal Bhojwani
He did Matriculation in 1892 and after B.A. Joined the Revenue Department, retired as a Deputy Collector.He was a First Class (Honorary) Magistrate, Karachi, a landlord and a businessman. British Government honoured him with the title of Rao Bahadur.
Bulchand Dayaram Alimchandani
Rao Bhadur, He was son of Dayaram Jhetmal after whom the D.J.Sindh College of Karachi is named. He was one of the first batch of students in 18$6 -1887. B. A. One of the finest scholars He wrote articles of merit in Sindhi and English.He was a Principal of N. H. Academy Hyderabad, and President Hyderabad Municipality for a number of years. He was a Fellow of the University of Bombay. He was a members on the D.J.Sindh College Standing Committee for years, ( Source:D.G.Sindh College Miscellany,1935)
Bushby, Walter Edwin:
He was born on loth December 1889 and after being educated at Tonbridge School, Kent, and later being an Associate of the City & Guilds Institute, London, served as a pupil on the London & North Western Railway at Crewe. He was appointed to I. S. E. in October 1913 and was posted in Bombay Presidency. His first district was Lake Whiting District, near Poona, where he was Assistant Engineer on the construction of the Bhatgar Dam later called Lloyd Dam. He later served in Irrigation, Sub-divisions in Nira L. B. Canal and on the Jamrao Canal, Sindh. He joined up as 2nd Lieutenant in the Second Sappers & Miners, Bangalore served in Baluchistan and the North West Frontier going later to Mesopotamia-1916-19.He returned from Military duty in December 1919 and was re-posted in the Public Works Department on the design of the Sukkur Barrage Project. He was Under Secretary, Public Works Department, Bombay, in 1923-24 and besides in Executive Charge of Nira R. B. Canal (new construction), Dharwar Irrigation Division, Nasik Irrigation.He was posted again to Sindh in November 1931 and held charge of Karachi Canals Division and later Irrigation, Development & Research Division.From 1937-42, he was Superintending Engineer, Eastern Sindh, Northern Sindh, Western Sindh and Southern Sindh Circles and also Special Road Engineer in Sindh.From the 1st April 1942, Bushby was the Chairman of the Port Trust. (Source: ‘The Colourful Personalities of Sindh’, by M.U.Abbasi