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WHO IS WHO

 FREEDOM FIGHTERS

         

Allah Bux Soomro:

Son of Muhammad Umar, born in Shikarpur in 1900.Due to death of his father left Hopeful Accademy,Shikarpur after doing Matric.His father was Govt.Contractor and he also opted for that profession.In 1923 he was elected as a member of the Jacobabad Municipality and later on member of the District Local Board Sukker.In 1926 by defeating K.B.Jan Muhammad Pathan of Sultankot he became member of the Mombai Council.He was elected President of the District Local Board Sukkur in 1928.He remained the member of the Mombai Legislative Council till 1936 and in the same year joined Sindh United Party formed by Sir Bhutto and he was returned to the Sindh Legislative Assembly in election.He was elected Leader of the opposition.The following year the first Ghulam Hussain Ministry was defeated he formed Government with the help of the Congress Party.His Ministry continued to function for the next year,but was defeated on the Agricultural Bill.Thereupon Muslim League was formed under Mir bundeh ali that continued for about 8 months,during which time Moulana Abdul Kalam Azad visited Sindh to attempt to form an All-Parties Government so as to curb lawlessness in Sindh.Under the Azad Pact,Allah Bux joined the Mir Ministry as Finance Minister.From 1941,when Ministry fell,he again joined a spell of power as Premier.In 1942 on the call of the Congress he renounced his titles of O.B.E and Khan Bhadur with the result he was dismissed and this act of dismissal was raised in the House of Commons on October 15,1942.He was given tough time as the Premier by the Muslim League on the issue of  the Masjid Manzilgah.He was assassinated on 14.05.1943.                     

Bhoromal Ramrakhiani:

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.

 

Denomal Metharam:

Born in Feberuary 1904 in Naushero Feroze.He was very active member of the Congress Committee of his native place.Migrated to Ajmir after partition.  

 

Deepchandur Belani:

Son of Tilokchand,born on 17.04.1909 at village Kanya Kalhora of Taluka Kandyaro.Passed Sindhi Committee Examination (Final) in 1924 and got appointmed himself as a Teacher but found it not suitable for him as it was some sort of hinderance in his way to serve his Nation,therefore became Publisher and also joined Journalism.He remained Editor/Sub-Editor of “Karam Veer”,”Nau Bharat”,”Shakti”,”Mata”,”Nari Sansar” & “Nawabshah Gazette”.He was active worker/preacher of the Congress.Migrated to Ajmir after partition.

Duwarka Parsad Sharma:

Son of Rochiram Sharma,born on 13.09.1898 in Dadu.Outstanding Journalist,Writer & Translater of his times.Edited “Partab”( Hyderabad ).He was active leader of the Congress.Migrated to Rajistan after partition where he died in 1966.

 

Ghualm Ali Chagla:

Born in 1871 in Karachi.Did matric in 1892 from Sindh Maderssah and got enrolled in D.J.Sindh College but left the college without continuing further education.He was outstanding Social worker , Political worker & Freedom fighter and was closely associated with Rais G.M.Bhurgri and Seth Harchadrai.He remained Municipal Councilor and President of the Karachi Municipal Corporation.Joined Cogress in 1913 and participated in its Annual Sessions.Breathed his last on 26.06.1950.

 

Hiranand Santokram Advani:

Born in 1872 in Hyderabad ,after doing LL.B he started law practice.He remained the President of Hyderabad Theosopical Socity.Took active part in organizing “Home Rule League”in Hyderabad.Breathed his last on 15.12.1928

 

 

Haji Imam Bux Jatoi:

Son of K.B.Ghulam Rasool Jatoi,born on 25th July 1881 at village Malak Taluka Moro.He was a poet,political leader and outstanding landlord.In 1912,he was awarded title of “Khan Sahib” and in 1926 “Khan Bahadur”.From 1916 to 1936 he remained Special Magistrate.For ten years with effect from 1921,he remained member of the Mombai Council and for 4 years served as the Chairman of the School Board of the Nawabshah District Council.He breathed his last on 7th of Nov.1938.

 

Hiranand Santokram Advani :

Born in 1872 in Hyderabad ,after doing LL.B he started law practice.He remained the President of Hyderabad Theosopical Socity.Took active part in organizing “Home Rule League”in Hyderabad.Breathed his last on 15.12.1928

Seth Sobhraj Chetumal:Born oin 1879 in Shikarpur.He was outstanding social worker,political leader & businessman of his times.he made handsome donations for social work in sindh such as Rs 40,000 for Women’s dispensary & kishin Devi Sobhraj Meternity Home in Karachi,Rs 20,000 to Sukkur municipality for establishment of Maternity Home& Rs 7,500 for promotion of Scout movement in Sindh.He remained Councillor of Karachi for 20 years.He remained President of the “Social Service League” and “Karachi Indian Merchants Association”for years.He was also Vice President of “kanya Maha Vidyala”.Keeping in view his social stand & contribution, Government honoured him as First class Honourary Magistrate.In capacity of the Vice president of the “Sindh Hindu association”,he took part in the freedom movement.He breathed his last on 20.11.1928.

 

Jan Muhammad Junijo:

Born on 2nd January 1888 at village Dhamraha of the District Larkano.Did matric in 1909 from Sindh Maderssah,Karachi and later on left for England for advanced studies and returned as Barrester in 1915.Started Law practice and taking part in political affairs of the country.He was political partner of Rais Ghulam Muhammad Bhurgri and both were against the British Rule in Sindh.In 1917 he joined Sindh Muslim League and in 1920 leaded Khilafat Tahreek.He set new trend in the history of Freedom Movement and headed Sindhi Migrants to Afghanistan during “Hijrat Tahreek”.He relinquished all the Titles awardwe to him by the Government and refused to pay Govt.Tax.He breathed his last on 16.04.1921 in Ajmir.He was given poisen in his meals there.

 

Jethmal Parsram Gulrajani:

Born in 1885 in Hyderabad.He was an outstanding Teacher,Writer,Poet,Journalist & Freedom Fighter.He was one of the founders of "Home Rule" & "Hari Party"in Sindh.In 1919 on account of writting against Govt.Policies aiming at curbing the political actities and freedom of speach,he was sentenced to 4 years imprisonment.In the "Movement of sepration of Sindh from Mombai presidency"he supported Muslim stand.He breathed his last on 06.07.1948

Moulvi Saadullah Ansari:

Son of Haji Abdul Haq Qureshi,born in 1868 in Hala.He got Sanad(Certificate) of moulviship from Maderssah Mazar-ul-Ulum Karachi.He was appointed as a Mufti (Judge) in Khairpur Mirs State and later on started imparting education in various Maderssahs.He was a poet & Hakim also.He took part in Freedom Movement by joining Khilafat Movement in 1920.He breathed his last in 1944.

 

Moulvi shafi Muhammad Babar:

son of Muhammad Hassan,born in Arzi Naich of the District larkano.After completing religious education he started imparting education in various Maderssahs.He took part in the Freedom movement by joining khilafat Tahreek in 1920.He took initiate in opening branches of the Khilafat Tahreek .He breathed his last in 1940 .

 

Moulvi Shafi Muhammad Sodhar:

son of Wali Muhammad,born in Sodhari.Got religious education and was awarded degree of Moulviship. Started imparting education in Maderssahs.Participated in the Freedom Movement and for this noble cause joined Khilafat Tahreek in 1920.He was a poet and known as “Masjidi”,he was Mubaligh(Preacher) of the Khilafat Tahreek and utilized talent and time to create awareness for the Freedom of the country.He breathed his last on 22.08.1945.

 

Muhammad Ali Shah:

Son of K.B. Syed Hassan Ali Shah,born on 19th Sept.1906 in Matiari.He took part in politics and remained member of the District Local Bord Hyderabad besides,member of the Sindh Assembly.He under the banner of Muslim League struggled for the freedom of the country.He breathed his last on 12.11.1961.

Moulvi Ahmed Malah  :Son of Nagyo Malah,born in 1887 at village Kando,taluka Badin.He got religious education and was awarded degree of Moulviship and later on started imparted Islamic education.He was poet of his own right and his outstanding contribution is the poetic translation of Quran.In 1920 he participated in “Khilafat Movement”and this freedom fighter was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment also.in 1925,he joined :Jamiat-ul-ulema-i-Sindh”and became District Nazim of that party for Badin.He died in 1969.

 

 

 Moulvi Ahmed Halai:

Son of Moulvi Muhammad Halai,born on 13.11.1896 at Halla Old.He got degree of Moulviship and started imparting religious education in Maderssah.In 1920 he joined “Khilafat Tahrik”and supported the Movement morally,financially and politically.He remained “Preacher”of the Tahrik and was banned and later on sentenced to imprisonment for preaching,advocating and taking part in the Khilafat Tahrik.This religious-minded freedom fighter breathed his last on 22.08.1956.

 

Moulvi Ahmed Memon  :

Son of Muhammad Arif Memon,born in 1886 in Taluka Diplo.Got degree of Moulviship and started imparting religious education.In 1920,he joined “Khilafat Tahrik”and after the end of this movement joined “Jamiat-ul-ulem-i-Sindh”.During the Khilafat Movement,he was sentenced to 4 months imprisonment.Died on 23.10.1956.

 

Moulvi Deen Muhammad “Adeeb”:

Son of Pandhi Khan channo,born on 21.03.1897 in Feroz Shah.Got religious education and earned degree of Moulviship.Srarted imparting religious education in Maderssahs.Joined Khilafat Tahreek in 1920 and took very active part in it.Later on he joined Jamiat-ul-Ulema Sindh.1936 he joined Muslim Political Party.He was a famous poet & translater and have added more than 20 books in Sindhi Literature/language.He breathed his last on 27.02.1973.

 

Moulvi Deen Muhammad Patai:

Son of Muhammad Khan Baloch,born in 1891 at village Pat Gul Muhammad.He was awarded degree of Moulviship after completing religious education.Started imparting  education in Maderssahs.He took part on Freedom Movement and for this joined Muslim League.He breathed his last on 13.04.1960.

 

 

Muhammad Ali Shah :

Son of K.B. Syed Hassan Ali Shah,born on 19th Sept.1906 in Matiari.He took part in politics and remained member of the District Local Bord Hyderabad besides,member of the Sindh Assembly.He under the banner of Muslim League struggled for the freedom of the country.He breathed his last on 12.11.1961.

 

 

Moulvi Deen Muhammad “Adeeb”:

Son of Pandhi Khan channo,born on 21.03.1897 in Feroz Shah.Got religious education and earned degree of Moulviship.Srarted imparting religious education in Maderssahs.Joined Khilafat Tahreek in 1920 and took very active part in it.Later on he joined Jamiat-ul-Ulema Sindh.1936 he joined Muslim Political Party.He was a famous poet & translater and have added more than 20 books in Sindhi Literature/language.He breathed his last on 27.02.1973.

 

Moulvi Deen Muhammad Patai:

Son of Muhammad Khan Baloch,born in 1891 at village Pat Gul Muhammad.He was awarded degree of Moulviship after completing religious education.Started imparting  education in Maderssahs.He took part on Freedom Movement and for this joined Muslim League.He breathed his last on 13.04.1960.

 

Muhammad Ali Shah :

Son of K.B. Syed Hassan Ali Shah,born on 19th Sept.1906 in Matiari.He took part in politics and remained member of the District Local Bord Hyderabad besides,member of the Sindh Assembly.He under the banner of Muslim League struggled for the freedom of the country.He breathed his last on 12.11.1961.

 

 

Moulvi Dost Muhammad:

Son of Akhund Abdul Waris Lakhmir.Born in 1875 at village Khabar Lakhmir.Got religious education and became Moulvi.Started imparting religious education in Maderssahs.Joined Khilafat Movement in 1920 and preached Freedom Movement in capacity of the “Mubaligh”of the Khilafat Tahreek.He died in 1935.

 

Moulvi Deen Muhammad:

Son of Gahino Khan Chandio,born in Buthi of Taluka Mirokhan.He was certified Moulvi and established his own Maderssah for imparting religious education.When Moulvi Faiz-ul-Karim of Tharoshah issued “Fatwa”(Religious Judgement) in favour of British Govt.and against of the Khilafat Movement Moulvi Deen Muhammad endorsed that Fatwa,but very soon he realized his mistake and joined  Khilafat Camp and proved himself as a local leader of the Khilafat and established its branches at various villages.He also refused to accept Govt.grant for his Maderssah.He breathed his last on 15.09.1931.

 

 

Moulvi Dur Muhammad “Khak”:

Son of Abdul Rab Kandhiro,born in 1895 in Village Kandhira Taluka Nasirabad District larkano.Got religious education and was awrded degree of the Moulviship.Started imparting education in Maderssahs.He was poet also.Joined Khilafat Movement in 1920 and Muslim League in 1940.He remained “Mubaligh”(Preacher) in both parties and  created awareness about Freedom Movement through his poetry.He breathed his last on 06.02.1981.

Pir Ghulam Hyder Shah :

Son of Sahibdino Shah,born in 1895 in Bulri.Became Gadinasheen of the Dargah of Shah Abdul Karim Bulri after death of his father.In 1926 he was elected member of the Mombai council and after the sepration of Sindh from Mombai presidency ha was elected member of the Sindh Assembly in 1945.He, from the platform of the Muslim League,took part in the freedom movement.

 

Pir Rushidullah Shah:

Son of Pir Rasheed-u-ddin Shah Rashdi,born in 1860 at village Pir Fazulullah.He was certified religious leader(Moulvi),Extended cooperation to Moulana Obaidullah Sindhi and helped him in leaving for Afghanistan so as to launch movement against British Govt.He was active leader of the Reshmi Roomal Tahreek in Sindh.During Khilafat Movement he played vital role and provided leadership to this Tahreek.In June 1920 he presided over Larkano Khilafat Conference and also donated Rs 30,000 to Angora Fund.He breathed his last on 19.05.1922.

 

Qalandar Bux Soomro : Son of Haji Muhammad Soomro,born on 25th of January 1880 in Dhoro Naro.After getting Primary education in his native village,he got himself addmited in the Sindh Maderssah of Karachi and left school after passing 3rd standard.He belonged to the famous family of Sadik Fakir.He took active part in freedom movement,and also remained member of the District Local Board besides,the Mombai Council.He was assassinated on 7.6.1930.

 

Ramchand Bachani:

Born on 26.05.1904 in Tando Allahyar.Remained President of Tando Allahyar Municipality for more than 20 years.He was active and effective local Congress leader.Founded and edited weekly “Satya Samachar”.Migrated to Ajmir soon after partition and died there on 11.01.1965.

 

Roopchand Sipahimalani:

Son of Jhamatmal,born on 29.04.1915 in Hyderabad.He was a leader of Arya Samaj and remained Commonder of the Arya Veer Dal for years.Worked as the secretary of the Sindh Hindu Sabha also.Edited weekly  “Pirbhat” for some time.Migrated to Ajmir after the partition

 Rao Bahadur Diwan Teckchand Udhodas: 

Born at Hyderabad in 1853,educated upto Matriculation in Hyderabad,did graduation in 1875.Joined Education Department in 1876 as School Teacher,He was asked and appointed by government in 1877 to translate “Civil Procedure Code”.Worked as editor of “Sindh Sudhar” in the same year.He got himself transferred to Judical Department and after passing “local pleaders Examination”was appointed Sub-Judge in larkano and later on in Kotri.In 1885 joined Karachi Bar and remained associated for 10 years.In 1907 became P.P-first Sindhi on the post-and in 1910 retired from the post,breathed his last on 9.1.1920.He was an outstanding Social worker & political leader.After the death of Tahilram Khemchand,he became president of the “Sindh Hindu Sabha”,worked against “Deti leti”.At the time of the  constitution of the “Local Council”of the Governor of Mombai he was nominated to a seat.He remained Vice-chairman of the Committee of Management of Hyderabad.He worked as Vice president of the “Vidalaya Association” & presedent of the “Kundanmal Girl’s school for years.He was made :Rao Bahadur” during the time of his Public Proecutorship.

 

 

Seth Harchandrai Vishindas:

Born in 1862 at village Manjho of the District Dadu.Did matric from Govt.High school Karachi.He get degree of thr graduation from Elphinstone college Mombai in 1881.He did LL.b in 1885 and started practice next year.He remained member of the  Karachi Bar for more than 40 years.,and also acted as its Honrary Secretary for some time.He was a member of the Karachi Municipality from 1888 to 1899.From 1899 to 1910,he was the legal advisor to Karachi Municipality,and its President from 1911 to 1921.From 1910 to 1921 he was a member of Mombai Legislative Council as a representative of the Municipalities of Sindh.He was the member of Rasai Commission appointed by the Mombai Govt.,member of Matiari Firing committee,Trustee of the Port of Karachi for 9 years and its Vice chairman thrice.he was a member of Standing Committee of D.J.Sindh College and was one the founders of Karachi Club.This towering personality of Sindh had a passion for Plitics.He was a strong Congress man and was the Chairman of the Reception committee of Congress  annual session of 1913 and was President of many Congress  Conferences in Sindh.He was a great beliver of Hindu-Muslim Unity.He set a new trend in serving and loving freedom.It was in 1928 when he left his sick-bed to go to Delhi to vote for the Boycott of Simmon Commission and journey from Karachi to Delhi at the advanced age of 66,was too much for him.He breathed his last on way to the Council-chamber.Seth Harchandrai  was a true son of the Soil and a real freedom fighter.He and his friend rais Ghulam Muhammad Bhurgri were Nationalists to core and had a burning desire to see their country free from the yoke of foreigners.                      

Shafi Muhammad Mangio:

Son of Muhammad Bachal,born in 1890 at village Chhatan Shah of Taluka Sakrand.He was Dastarband Alim (Certified Moulvi). He took active part in the Freedom Movement and for achieving this noble aim,he joined Khilafat Tahreek,later on Sindh Azad Jamait and Jamina Narbida sindh Saghar Party of Moulana Obaidullah Sindhi.He also took part in the Movement for the separation of Sindh from Mombai Presidency.He died in 1970.

 

Sadhu Hiranand:

Son of Dewan Shoukiram, born on 23.03.1863 in Hyderabad.He did Matric in 1879 and B.A in 1883.He earned position of a role-model  personality in our history.He remained very active leader of the first ever Socio-political organization of Sindh-“Sindh Sabha”.He introduced the Congress in Sindh.He was a pioneer of “Barhmo samaj” in Sindh.Founded school in Hyderabad and published “Sarswati” & “Sudhar Patreeka”under his editorship.He intended to educate his daughters from reputed institution and went to Bekanir for this purpose where he breathed his last on 14.07.1893.He was one of those leaders who gave vision about the political thinking.Sadhu Hiranand influenced the social & political future of his country.

                                                                                                    

Seth Harchandrai Vishindas:

Born in 1862 at village Manjho of the District Dadu.Did matric from Govt.High school Karachi.He get degree of thr graduation from Elphinstone college Mombai in 1881.He did LL.b in 1885 and started practice next year.He remained member of the  Karachi Bar for more than 40 years.,and also acted as its Honrary Secretary for some time.He was a member of the Karachi Municipality from 1888 to 1899.From 1899 to 1910,he was the legal advisor to Karachi Municipality,and its President from 1911 to 1921.From 1910 to 1921 he was a member of Mombai Legislative Council as a representative of the Municipalities of Sindh.He was the member of Rasai Commission appointed by the Mombai Govt.,member of Matiari Firing committee,Trustee of the Port of Karachi for 9 years and its Vice chairman thrice.he was a member of Standing Committee of D.J.Sindh College and was one the founders of Karachi Club.This towering personality of Sindh had a passion for Plitics.He was a strong Congress man and was the Chairman of the Reception committee of Congress  annual session of 1913 and was President of many Congress  Conferences in Sindh.He was a great beliver of Hindu-Muslim Unity.He set a new trend in serving and loving freedom.It was in 1928 when he left his sick-bed to go to Delhi to vote for the Boycott of Simmon Commission and journey from Karachi to Delhi at the advanced age of 66,was too much for him.He breathed his last on way to the Council-chamber.Seth Harchandrai  was a true son of the Soil and a real freedom fighter.He and his friend rais Ghulam Muhammad Bhurgri were Nationalists to core and had a burning desire to see their country free from the yoke of foreigners.                                                                                                                                                                      

                                                                  

 

 Sir Haji Abdullah Haroon:

Born in very poor family on 7th Nov.1872.Due to poverty could not continue getting education,left school after passing 3rd standered.Took part in politics from 1910 and almost all political plateforms such as Congress,Khilafat Tahreek and Muslim League.Played leading role in Khilafat Tahreek, Movement for separation of Sindh from Mombai Presidency etc.Remained member of the Karachi Municipality and Mombai Council.Presided over Sindh Provincial Conference held in Sokkur.He was master mind behind the Masjid Manzilgah Restoration Movement that paved way for the bifurcation of Sindhi socity into Muslim & Hindu communities. He was Freedom Fighter of his own right.He breathed his last on 27.04.1942.

 

 

Sir Shahnawaz Bhutto:

Born on 2nd March 1892 iat village Garhi Khuda Bux of District Larkano.Due to the death of his father he left school after passing 6th Standard.He started his political career by becaming member of the Larkano Municipality in 1910.After promulgation of Constitutional Reforms he was taken as member of the Imperial Council.He was awarded Titles of O.B.E,C.I.E and Sir.He remained member of the Mombai Legislative Council,Minster in Mombai Govt.,Chairman of the Provincial Sub-Committee of Simon commission.He participated in the Round Table Conference.in 1936,he and Haji Abdullah Haroon formed “Sindh United Party” and both faced defeat in election.Sir shahnawaz left Sindh and became Dewan of the Jhonagadah State. In 1934 he formed Sindh People;s Party also.He took part in Freedom Movement in his own way.He breathed his last on 19.11.1957.

 

Sadhu Hiranand:

Son of Dewan Shoukiram,born on 23.03.1863 in Hyderabad.He did Matric in 1879 and B.A in 1883.He earned position of a role-model  personality in our history.He remained very active leader of the first ever Socio-political organization of Sindh-“Sindh Sabha”.He introduced the Congress in Sindh.He was a pioneer of “Barhmo samaj” in Sindh.Founded school in Hyderabad and published “Sarswati” & “Sudhar Patreeka”under his editorship.He intended to educate his daughters from reputed institution and went to Bekanir for this purpose where he breathed his last on 14.07.1893.He was one of those leaders who gave vision about the political thinking.Sadhu Hiranand influenced the social & political future of his country.

 

 

Sheikh Abdul Majeed;

Son of Dewan Lilaram,born on 7th july 1889 in Thatta.As a Hindu his name was Jethanand,he got himself coverted to Islam in 1908.He started his political career as a Political Secretary to Rais Ghulam Muhammad Bhugri.He took part in Reshmi Roomal Tahreek and joined Congress in 1914.He participated in most of Annual Sessions of the all-India Cogress.He earned imprisonment for many times.The Movement for the separation of Sindh from Mombai made him diverted to Muslim League camp.This sincere and humble Freedom fighter breathed his last on 24.05.1978.

 

Syed Haji Muhammad Shah:

He was son of Syed Mir Awalshah and was born on 2nd june of 1891 in Matiari.He got religious education from local Moulvies.He was active member of the local Khilafat Tahrik and took part in freedom movement from this platform.

 

 

 

Rais Ghulam Muhammad Bhurgri :

Born on 15th July 1887 at village Dengan.He got Primary education in his native village,for Secondary education got admission in Hyderabad School later on joined Sindh Maderssah as its studend.During his education in Sindh Maderssah,he experienced  the treatment of Britishers with ruled class.Mr.Wince was his principal,Bhurgri left the school when he found that his principal was against the patriotic students of the school.After doing Matric from Aligarah he went abroad and returned as Barrester in 1908.He started law practice in Hyderabad and took active part in the politics.He was outstanding political leader of All-India level. History of the All-India congress,Home Rule League,Muslim League & Khilafat Committee tells us wonderful stories of his political wisdom,talent & potentialties.He remained a vocal member of the Mombai legislative council.He was first rank freedom fighter,in 1919 his Hyderabad office was searched by the government.He breathed his last on 9th March 1924.

 

 

Tilokchand Gopaldas  :

Born on 2.12.1896 in Bhirya.Joined Government job after completing education,but political conditions of the country compelled him to quit the job and join Congress.He started and edited weekly “Hind Samachar”from Nawabshah and created political awareness amongist masses.After the partition,this freedom fighter left Sindh for Ajmir where he breathed his last on 26.06.1955.

 

Tarachand Gajra  :

Son of Dauomal,born on 12.12.1886 in Shikarpur.Did B.A(Hon) in 1908 and M.A in 1911.Joined Education Department as a teacher in 1913 and served there for nine years.For 2 years he remained out of Education Department and rejoined in 1924.The reason for quiting the job was to take active part in the Non-Cooperation Movement.He founded & edited the weekly “Partab” from Shikarpur and advocated the noble cause of the freedom of the country.He contributed 46 books in Sindhi and English.The situation after the earning of freedom compelled him to left his own Sindh for Mombai.

 

 

 

Tilok Tulsiyani  :

Son of Mohandas,born in Darbelo on 17.07.1910.After getting education opted for service in Bank,but the noble cause of freedom of the country compelled him to quit the job and render his services for that cause,he came to Nawabshah and started taking part in politics under the umberella of the Congress Party.He was sentenced to imprisonment also.He remained editor of the weekly “Nau Bharat”of Nawabshah.After winnig freedom for his country,he left his mother land for ever and optted to be settled in Ajmir.

 

 

 

Tolaram Balani  :

Son of Menghraj malani,born in 1886 in Nausheroferoz.After passing 6th Standard he joined Education Department as a teacher,later on left the job and joined Journalism.He was one of hot-line freedom fighters and very active member of the Congress.By virtue of his poetry and journalism,he advocated the Congress political philosophy.He edited “Voice of Sindh”,”Mata”,”Desh Mata”,& “Sindh Shewak” and all these Newspapers earned name and fame besides,tough time from the Government.He launched movement against Bengal Partition in Sindh.

 

Tirath Sabhani  :

Born in Larkano on 26.02.1906.in 1927 he joined Student’s wing of the Congress.in 1930he helped in organizing “All India Students’ Conference”in capacity of its Secretary General.He was sentenced to imprisonment for 4 times with total imprisonment of 3 years and 2 months.Started law practice in 1933,was elected member of the Karachi municipal Corporation in 1945.Joined Journalism in 1934 as an Assistant Editor of “Hindu”and edited weekly “Hindvise” in 1945.He was outstanding Fiction-writer also.After the partition he migrated to India.

 

Tilok Tulsiyani  :Son of Mohandas,born in Darbelo on 17.07.1910.After getting education opted for service in Bank,but the noble cause of freedom of the country compelled him to quit the job and render his services for that cause,he came to Nawabshah and started taking part in politics under the umberella of the Congress Party.He was sentenced to imprisonment also.He remained editor of the weekly “Nau Bharat”of Nawabshah.After winnig freedom for his country,he left his mother land for ever and optted to be settled in Ajmir.

 

Tolaram Balani  :

Son of Menghraj malani,born in 1886 in Nausheroferoz.After passing 6th Standard he joined Education Department as a teacher,later on left the job and joined Journalism.He was one of hot-line freedom fighters and very active member of the Congress.By virtue of his poetry and journalism,he advocated the Congress political philosophy.He edited “Voice of Sindh”,”Mata”,”Desh Mata”,& “Sindh Shewak” and all these Newspapers earned name and fame besides,tough time from the Government.He launched movement against Bengal Partition in Sindh.

Tirath Sabhani  :

Born in Larkano on 26.02.1906.in 1927 he joined Student’s wing of the Congress.in 1930he helped in organizing “All India Students’ Conference”in capacity of its Secretary General.He was sentenced to imprisonment for 4 times with total imprisonment of 3 years and 2 months.Started law practice in 1933,was elected member of the Karachi municipal Corporation in 1945.Joined Journalism in 1934 as an Assistant Editor of “Hindu”and edited weekly “Hindvise” in 1945.He was outstanding Fiction-writer also.After the partition he migrated to India.

 

Thakurdas Gulomal  :

Born in 1889 in sukkur,after doing Matric he passed Drawing Teachers’ Examination in 1912.He got himself appointed as a Drawing Teacher but found it unsuitable as Non-Cooperation Movement was launched and he decided to take part in Freedom Movement.Therefore he left the job in 1921 and joined Journalism.He remained editor of 2 Newspapers-”Congress” & “Siwdesh”.He was elected to Sukkur Municipality as its member for 2 terms.He was known as “Gandhi of Sukkur”.During “Quit India Movement”he published Pamphlet under title”Jawahir Girjana”and was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment.After Partition he migrated to India where he breathed his last .

Pirbhdas Birahamchari  :Born on 21.02.1903 in Nausheroferoz.He was poet,writer & publisher of his own right.He gave approx. 100 books as a publisher.He advocated Congress political philosophy and by this contributed towards Freedom Movement.His translation work “Congress Kahani”still occupies importance in Research Source-Material.After the partition he migrated to India,where he breathed his last.

 

 

Pritamdas Bhojwani  :

Son of Hotchand & brother of  famous figure of Sindh history-Seth Naunmal, born in 1827 in Karachi.He was an outstanding Business man of his times. He remained President of  “Sindh Sabha”for years and it was the tenure of his presidency when “Sindh Sabha”stood disintrigated and twin new organizations-“Sindh Muhammadan’s Association” and “Sindh Hindu Sabha’ took birth.He died in 1885.His name has been included in the Freedom Fighters on the plea that “Sindh Sabha”played vital role in launching social & political awareness in educated class of Sindh and it paved way of joining most of the the main stream of the country politics.

 

 

Pir Muhammad Thebo  :

Son of Fakir Muhammad Thebo,born in Tando Kaisar.He got religious education and was awardwd deegri of Molviship.Joined politics as a Aman Sabhai-pro Government political worker,but  later on came in ranks of Freedom Fighters. He took active part in Khilafat Movement.He died before the end of this Movement.

Tilok Tulsiyani  :

Son of Mohandas,born in Darbelo on 17.07.1910.After getting education opted for service in Bank,but the noble cause of freedom of the country compelled him to quit the job and render his services for that cause,he came to Nawabshah and started taking part in politics under the umberella of the Congress Party.He was sentenced to imprisonment also.He remained editor of the weekly “Nau Bharat”of Nawabshah.After winnig freedom for his country,he left his mother land for ever and optted to be settled in Ajmir.

 

 

 

Tolaram Balani  :

 Son of Menghraj malani,born in 1886 in Nausheroferoz.After passing 6th Standard he joined Education Department as a teacher,later on left the job and joined Journalism.He was one of hot-line freedom fighters and very active member of the Congress.By virtue of his poetry and journalism,he advocated the Congress political philosophy.He edited “Voice of Sindh”,”Mata”,”Desh Mata”,& “Sindh Shewak” and all these Newspapers earned name and fame besides,tough time from the Government.He launched movement against Bengal Partition in Sindh.

 

Tirath Sabhani  :

Born in Larkano on 26.02.1906.in 1927 he joined Student’s wing of the Congress.in 1930he helped in organizing “All India Students’ Conference”in capacity of its Secretary General.He was sentenced to imprisonment for 4 times with total imprisonment of 3 years and 2 months.Started law practice in 1933,was elected member of the Karachi municipal Corporation in 1945.Joined Journalism in 1934 as an Assistant Editor of “Hindu”and edited weekly “Hindvise” in 1945.He was outstanding Fiction-writer also.After the partition he migrated to India.

 

Thakurdas Gulomal  :

Born in 1889 in sukkur,after doing Matric he passed Drawing Teachers’ Examination in 1912.He got himself appointed as a Drawing Teacher but found it unsuitable as Non-Cooperation Movement was launched and he decided to take part in Freedom Movement.Therefore he left the job in 1921 and joined Journalism.He remained editor of 2 Newspapers-”Congress” & “Siwdesh”.He was elected to Sukkur Municipality as its member for 2 terms.He was known as “Gandhi of Sukkur”.During “Quit India Movement”he published Pamphlet under title”Jawahir Girjana”and was sentenced to 6 months imprisonment.After Partition he migrated to India where he breathed his last.

 

Pirbhdas Birahamchari :

Born on 21.02.1903 in Nausheroferoz.He was poet,writer & publisher of his own right.He gave approx. 100 books as a publisher.He advocated Congress political philosophy and by this contributed towards Freedom Movement.His translation work “Congress Kahani”still occupies importance in Research Source-Material.After the partition he migrated to India,where he breathed his last.

 

Pritamdas Bhojwani  :Son of Hotchand & brother of  famous figure of Sindh history-Seth Naunmal, born in 1827 in Karachi.He was an outstanding Business man of his times. He remained President of  “Sindh Sabha”for years and it was the tenure of his presidency when “Sindh Sabha”stood disintrigated and twin new organizations-“Sindh Muhammadan’s Association” and “Sindh Hindu Sabha’ took birth.He died in 1885.His name has been included in the Freedom Fighters on the plea that “Sindh Sabha”played vital role in launching social & political awareness in educated class of Sindh and it paved way of joining most of the the main stream of the country politics.

 

 

Pir Ghulam Hyder Shah :

Son of Sahibdino Shah,born in 1895 in Bulri.Became Gadinasheen of the Dargah of Shah Abdul Karim Bulri after death of his father.In 1926 he was elected member of the Mombai council and after the sepration of Sindh from Mombai presidency ha was elected member of the Sindh Assembly in 1945.He, from the platform of the Muslim League,took part in the freedom movement.

 

Pirbhdas Birahamchari  :

Born on 21.02.1903 in Nausheroferoz.He was poet,writer & publisher of his own right.He gave approx. 100 books as a publisher.He advocated Congress political philosophy and by this contributed towards Freedom Movement.His translation work “Congress Kahani”still occupies importance in Research Source-Material.After the partition he migrated to India,where he breathed his last.

Pritamdas Bhojwani  :

Son of Hotchand & brother of  famous figure of Sindh history-Seth Naunmal, born in 1827 in Karachi.He was an outstanding Business man of his times. He remained President of  “Sindh Sabha”for years and it was the tenure of his presidency when “Sindh Sabha”stood disintrigated and twin new organizations-“Sindh Muhammadan’s Association” and “Sindh Hindu Sabha’ took birth.He died in 1885.His name has been included in the Freedom Fighters on the plea that “Sindh Sabha”played vital role in launching social & political awareness in educated class of Sindh and it paved way of joining most of the the main stream of the country politics.

 

Rais Ghulam Muhammad Bhurgri :

Born on 15th July 1887 at village Dengan.He got Primary education in his native village,for Secondary education got admission in Hyderabad School later on joined Sindh Maderssah as its studend.During his education in Sindh Maderssah,he experienced  the treatment of Britishers with ruled class.Mr.Wince was his principal,Bhurgri left the school when he found that his principal was against the patriotic students of the school.After doing Matric from Aligarah he went abroad and returned as Barrester in 1908.He started law practice in Hyderabad and took active part in the politics.He was outstanding political leader of All-India level. History of the All-India congress,Home Rule League,Muslim League & Khilafat Committee tells us wonderful stories of his political wisdom,talent & potentialties.He remained a vocal member of the Mombai legislative council.He was first rank freedom fighter,in 1919 his Hyderabad office was searched by the government.He breathed his last on 9th March 1924.

 

 

 

 

 

Ramchand Bachani:

Born on 26.05.1904 in Tando Allahyar.Remained President of Tando Allahyar Municipality for more than 20 years.He was active and effective local Congress leader.Founded and edited weekly “Satya Samachar”.Migrated to Ajmir soon after partition and died there on 11.01.1965.

 

Roopchand Sipahimalani: Son of Jhamatmal,born on 29.04.1915 in Hyderabad.He was a leader of Arya Samaj and remained Commonder of the Arya Veer Dal for years.Worked as the secretary of the Sindh Hindu Sabha also.Edited weekly  “Pirbhat” for some time.Migrated to Ajmir after the partition. 

 

Seth Sobhraj Chetumal:

Born oin 1879 in Shikarpur.He was outstanding social worker,political leader & businessman of his times.he made handsome donations for social work in sindh such as Rs 40,000 for Women’s dispensary & kishin Devi Sobhraj Meternity Home in Karachi,Rs 20,000 to Sukkur municipality for establishment of Maternity Home& Rs 7,500 for promotion of Scout movement in Sindh.He remained Councillor of Karachi for 20 years.He remained President of the “Social Service League” and “Karachi Indian Merchants Association”for years.He was also Vice President of “kanya Maha Vidyala”.Keeping in view his social stand & contribution, Government honoured him as First class Honourary Magistrate.In capacity of the Vice president of the “Sindh Hindu association”, he took part in the freedom movement.He breathed his last on 20.11.1928.

Syed Haji Muhammad Shah:

He was son of Syed Mir Awalshah and was born on 2nd june of 1891 in Matiari.He got religious education from local Moulvies.He was active member of the local Khilafat Tahrik and took part in freedom movement from this platform.

 

Qalandar Bux Soomro :

Son of Haji Muhammad Soomro,born on 25th of January 1880 in Dhoro Naro.After getting Primary education in his native village,he got himself addmited in the Sindh Maderssah of Karachi and left school after passing 3rd standard.He belonged to the famous family of Sadik Fakir.He took active part in freedom movement,and also remained member of the District Local Board besides,the Mombai Council.He was assassinated on 7.6.1930.

 

Rao Bahadur Diwan Teckchand Udhodas

Born at Hyderabad in 1853,educated upto Matriculation in Hyderabad,did graduation in 1875.Joined Education Department in 1876 as School Teacher,He was asked and appointed by government in 1877 to translate “Civil Procedure Code”.Worked as editor of “Sindh Sudhar” in the same year.He got himself transferred to Judical Department and after passing “local pleaders Examination”was appointed Sub-Judge in larkano and later on in Kotri.In 1885 joined Karachi Bar and remained associated for 10 years.In 1907 became P.P-first Sindhi on the post-and in 1910 retired from the post,breathed his last on 9.1.1920.He was an outstanding Social worker & political leader.After the death of Tahilram Khemchand,he became president of the “Sindh Hindu Sabha”,worked against “Deti leti”.At the time of the  constitution of the “Local Council”of the Governor of Mombai he was nominated to a seat.He remained Vice-chairman of the Committee of Management of Hyderabad.He worked as Vice president of the “Vidalaya Association” & presedent of the “Kundanmal Girl’s school for years.He was made :Rao Bahadur” during the time of his Public Proecutorship.

 

 

Tilokchand Gopaldas  :

Born on 2.12.1896 in Bhirya.Joined Government job after completing education,but political conditions of the country compelled him to quit the job and join Congress.He started and edited weekly “Hind Samachar”from Nawabshah and created political awareness amongist masses.After the partition,this freedom fighter left Sindh for Ajmir where he breathed his last on 26.06.1955.

 

Tarachand Gajra  :

Son of Dauomal,born on 12.12.1886 in Shikarpur.Did B.A(Hon) in 1908 and M.A in 1911.Joined Education Department as a teacher in 1913 and served there for nine years. For 2 years he remained out of Education Department and rejoined in 1924.The reason for quiting the job was to take active part in the Non-Cooperation Movement. He founded & edited the weekly “Partab” from Shikarpur and advocated the noble cause of the freedom of the country.He contributed 46 books in Sindhi and English.The situation after the earning of freedom compelled him to left his own Sindh for Mumbai.

                                                                                      

 

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