Category Archives: Contributions by Parsis

The Parsi Community of Karachi

By  Azra Malik The Parsi community in Karachi in spite of being a small minority, has made a remarkable impact on the Metropolis. Eduljee Dinshaw , a renowned philanthropist established the Lady Dufferin hospital, a hospital exclusively for women and … Continue reading

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Hotel Metropole Karachi Foundation

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The Theosophical Society of Karachi

By Amin H. Karim MD THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY (JAMSHED MEMORIAL HALL): Located on M.A Jinnah Road, opposite Radio Pakistan Karachi Building, the Theosophical Society’s main auditorium was named after Jamshed Nusserwanjee, the philanthropist and humanitarian who was Karachi’s first mayor, … Continue reading

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Parsis of Karachi, Come Back

By: MENIN RODRIGUES WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2015 As the sun shimmered down across the horizon of a beleaguered city on a balmy evening of December 30, the penultimate sunset of 2015 took away with it a year fraught with anguish … Continue reading

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Mayors of Karachi

LIST OF MAYORS OF KARACHI By Amin H. Karim Mr. Jamshed Naserwanji (Nov 1933 to Aug 1934) Jamshed Nusserwanjee Mehta was born in 1886 in Karachi, Sindh British India to a Parsi family; In 1918, Mehta was elected a councillor of the Karachi Municipal Corporation. He … Continue reading

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