Monthly Archives: May 2020

All India Women’s Conference 1935

By Dr. Sohail Ansari  All India Women’s Conference was held in Karachi in January 1935, presided by Mrs. Hilla Rustomji Fairdoonji. Prominent among its delegates were Maude Royden and Margery Corbett Ashby who were the World Leading Suffragate figures. Margery … Continue reading

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Abdullah College for Women, Karachi.

ABDULLAH GOVT. COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, North Nazimabad Karachi. The founder late Mirza Ali Azhar Barlas with his family some 50 years ago. In the back being held by his caregiver is Mr. Ali Sarwar Barlas (our member) who kindly forwarded this photo … Continue reading

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HMIS Hindustan at Manora Island

By Dr. Adnan Zuberi  HMIS Hindustan at Manora Island Karachi 1946 Later Commissioned as PNS KARSAZ The history goes back to 18 February 1946 when the sailors of lower ranks of Royal Indian Navy called a Strike against the poor … Continue reading

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The Martyrs of Camp Bazaar, Karachi.

By Dr. Sohail Ansari 30th April: Martyrs’ Day Let us extend it back to 1857 This was the site of Camp Bazaar and a large parade ground of army in 1839. It was part of the cantonment. Can you guess … Continue reading

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