Category Archives: Contributions by Muslims

Contriibutions made by communities other than minorities and that includes all Muslims of any ethnic origin or sect.

HoneyMoon Lodge Karachi

By Dr. Sohail Ansari Honeymoon Lodge is located on Korangi Road in Defence Housing Society. It was also known as Muhammadi Takri or Takri (hill). Sir Aga Khan III was born here in 1877. It was built in 1840, soon … Continue reading

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Seth Ahmed Dawood

Seth Ahmed Dawood By Aminurrehman Chaudhry¬† Seth Ahmad Dawood, one of the pioneering industrialists of Pakistan He led a long eventful life and saw many ups and downs in his business. Yusuf Shirazi, a well-known entrepreneur with business interest in … Continue reading

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Muslims of Karachi Visiting Turkey 1897

The illustrious history of Karachi (Photo and text courtesy of Dr. Saad Bashir) A delegation of the Muslims of Karachi visiting Turkey in 1897 to offer congratulations to the Sultan on the Turkish victory over Greece. (The caption is in … Continue reading

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Kashti Masjid Karachi

This masjid ia the Katchi Memon Masjid in Old Dhobi Ghat. Karachi.

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Aga Khan III

By Dr. Sohail Ansari A boy was born 141 years ago on 2nd November 1877 that also happened to be a Friday as today in 2018. The birth took place at the Takri, Honeymoon Lodge, Karachi. His grandfather was Governor … Continue reading

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Prof. Habib Patel (1912-2004)

Prof. Habib Patel was born in 1912 in India. He was an outstanding student at the Grant Medical College, Bombay¬†and was appointed to the faculty in 1941. He was invited by the Government of Sindh in 1947 to come over … Continue reading

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Two Karachi Ladies With a Mission

TWO KARACHI LADIES AND A MAN WITH A MISSION: Earlier this year I was driving down Mission Road. I saw the name of old Civil Hospital Karachi had changed to DR. RUTH K.M. PFAU CIVIL HOSPITAL KARACHI. A short distance … Continue reading

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History of Memons

Here is a book by Mr. Anwar Motan http://anwarmotan.com/history-of-memons/ History of Memons By Mr. Anwar Motan The question of Memons has always been close to my heart, and I have delved deeply into its origin. There has been some controversy … Continue reading

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