A third of those civil servants were Punjabis but there were many Muhajirs among them too. Great article by Mr. Had Hyderabad or bhopal state became a part of pakistan or parts of UP became a part of pakistan then the urdu speakers wouldnt have called themselves mohajirs as they would have gotten assimilated in those areas because they shared the same culture as those ppl. Mohajirs had to suffer in in East Pakistan and had to pay a price for supporting pakistan. The mohajirs faced discrimination in all walks of life from the very beginning and not from the beginning of Ayub Khan’s rule, as the author indicated. Besides, why does the religion of the Sindhi urban elites matter?
|License:||For Personal Use Only|
|iPhone 5, 5S resolutions||640×1136|
|iPhone 6, 6S resolutions||750×1334|
|iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 8, 8 Plus resolutions||1080×1920|
|Android Mobiles HD resolutions||360×640, 540×960, 720×1280|
|Android Mobiles Full HD resolutions||1080×1920|
|Mobiles HD resolutions||480×800, 768×1280|
|Mobiles QHD, iPhone X resolutions||1440×2560|
|HD resolutions||1280×720, 1366×768, 1600×900, 1920×1080, 2560×1440, Original|
It is evident that they do not go there unless there is some fear or pressure on them. Also you stressed the need for a Separate Muhajir identity that is Obscure and Illogical term for me. The election was, in effect, a plebiscite among Muslims on Pakistan.
Anyone who thinks that racial profiling in Pakistan’s institutions is exaggerated is living in fool’s paradise. What a shame to Islami Republic of Pakistan. If Karachi was so important, the Congress would not have given up on it without a fight.
Awan Good comment sir. And, even if that were true the majority of Urdu-speaking Pakistanis were born in Pakistan, so that should make them ‘sons of the soil’ in the Pakistani context.
The Muhajirs qm had a strong hold over the economy, 36 of the 42 largest private companies belonged to Muhajirs, mainly those from the Indian state of Gujarat. What is bad is that Punjab has punjabi speakers as well as seraiki speakersbut sindh is not so much accommodating to the urdu speaking sindhi. If they remove quota and bring in merit then proportion of mohajirs will grow singificantly in govt jobs which rightnow is very low.
It’s the uniform and persistent discrimination against all of them by the people sitting in power. April 20, Threat to wheat crop HEAVY rains accompanied by high winds and sporadic hailstorms in parts of Punjab earlier this week have damaged the Do you know every language in Pakistan have more authors than Urdu language but still their literature got rejected with the creation of Pakistan but this does not allow anybody to disrespect or use disrespectful tone against anybody.
I think what is missing in this piece is role of MQM. Mohajirs had to suffer in in East Pakistan and had to pay a price for supporting pakistan. There are no strong road and rail sm to Gwadar. It takes 30 seconds to differentiate an Urdu speaking individual even in western countries.
I never felt any different from others growing up in Lahore, Pakistan in the fifties. For your information Punjab had migrants not only from Punjab but from UP and other regions as well. May I tell you that in the entire world asylum seekers are asked to first learn the language of that country. In the presidential election ofthe Muslim A, split in two factions: Third of all, some brutal events in history happened that made the Mohajir nation unite.
Permanently altering the ethnic-makeup of occupied Kashmir would be a violation of international law. Obviously the author’s thinking is shaped muhajig his Pakistani environment. As muhajrs we are very diverse, this muhajir identity was thrusted upon us, we would love to be just identified as Pakistani but muhauir is not that simple for us.
After 65 five years we are still called Mohajirs. In the passport system was introduced for travel purposes between the two countries.
It’s not only the port which generates the revenue but the industries and vibrant working class who are contributing Revene in the form of taxes. One point missed in this article is the sense of being sidelined experienced by Mohajirs due to quota system or more specifically implementation of urban and umhajir only in Sindh. Over whelming majority of them have the same muhaajir tongue Urdu.
MQM is the only liberal, progressive and democratic party in this country. Will you accept urdu speaking Chief Minister for your province. CM Buzdar springs into action after federal cabinet reshuffle.
Heck he even blamed Pathans and Ayub but had nothing to say about Punjabis. The gap was so terrible that you can’t imagine i. So kindly while using such degrading language dont distort any fact.