Associates of Sayed
Comrade Abdul Qadir Khokhar
He was born in Dhamrah (Larkana). He served in Karachi port trust and also worked in ‘Labour Workers Union’. He joined "Sindh Hari Committee" in 1930, later on he became its General Secretary. At Last he worked in National Awami Party. He worked with Sayed in political activities. He died on 21st January 1961.
Comrade Hyder Bux Jatoi
He was born in 1901 at Bakho Dero (Larkana). He got B.A in 1927 from D.G. College Karachi and joined Revenue department. He worked as Mukhtiarkar and then Deputy Collector. He resigned from service in 1943 and joined "Sindh Hari Committee". He started "Hari Haqdar" weekly Bulletin. He did struggle against "one-unit". He wrote 21 books in Sindhi and English. He was in connection with Sayed since 1930.
Dr. Choath Ram Gidwani
He was born in 25th December 1889, at Hyderabad Sindh. He passed doctorate from Hyderabad Medical School in 1913. He got govt. job but later started private practice during 1915. He was founder of “Home Role League in Sindh”. He was nominated as president of Indian National Congress Sindh in 1920 up to 1947. Sayed was associated with him in Congress and also in Sindh Assembly. He was against the partition of India. But after partition he went to Bombay. He died on 12th September 1957.
Hishmat Rai (Hashu) Kewal Ramani
He was born on 2nd December 1914 at Bhirya (Naushehru Feroz). He went to London for higher education, where he also met with Nehru and Indra. He came back Sindh in 1939. When Sayed left Muslim League in 1945, Hashu gave him good company and introduced Sayed about progressive thinking. He edited the wittings of Sayed. He didn’t accept partition of India. He was sent to prison and later on he was sent to Delhi India in 1949.
Kumari Jethi Sipahmalani
She was born on 10th February 1906. She got her basic education from Hyderabad. Her family shifted to Karachi in 1920. She started politics in 1929 on the platform of Congress. At the same time, Sayed met with her. She also got the presidentship of “Youth Lodge” of theosophical society Karachi. She also remained president of All India Women Conference Sindh. She was selected as member of Sindh Assembly and later on as Deputy Speaker of Sindh Assembly from 1938 to 6th September 1946. After partition she shifted to Bombay where she remained member of Bombay Legislative Council from 1952 to 1962. She was a good political friend of Sayed; Sayed has given her reference in his writings, when she was in process of development and evolution of his mind.
Vero mal Bekharam
He was born on 24th January 1874 at Sukkur. He got his education from Sukkur and joined 2nd grade public service in 1893. He started national service in 1895. He suffered very much with plague disease during 1897. He started publishing weekly "Sindhi" in 1901, which was published for 40 years. He was sent to prison in 1909 and released in 1912. Sayed met him first time in 1920 during Sindh Provincial Congress. He died in 16th July 1956 at the age of 82 at Shikarpur.
Mir Allah Bux Talpur
He was bon in 1899 at Jhol (Sanghar). He started politics from 1920 in Khilafat Tahreek, then activated in Zamindar Association. He started journalism in 1927 "Al-Wahid", joined "Sindh Hari Conference" in 1930 and Khaksar Tahreek in 1938. He was arrested in 1945 and was sent to Delhi prison. He introduced with Sayed during his journalism. He died on 2nd July 1953.
Molvi Muhammad Maaz Pirzado
He was born in 1894 near Sakrand (Nawabshah). He got his religious education from Delhi, merith and Tibbi education from Jhawa-ni-Tola (India). He joined politics from 1919 with Khilafat Tahreek then became active in Indian National Congress. After partition he joined National Awami Party and Sindh Motahida Mahaz. He was arrested in 1951 and was sent to Hyderabad and then Sukkur prison. He was with Sayed before and after partition.
Mian Abdul Karim Lashari "Gadai"
He was born in January 1901 near Thull (Jacobabad). He got education from Jacobabad, joined as clerk at post office Shikarpur. He also served in police and irrigation. He left service in 1932 and joined Indian National Congress, worked as Secretary of Congress Committee Thull up to 1942. After partition he worked in National Awami Party. He was a good poet and journalist. He was editor of "Subuh Sindh", Frontier Gazette "Amroz" and "Mujahid". He was associated with Sayed during 1930.
Mir Jaffer Khan Jamali
He was born on 14th February 1908 at Rojhan Jamali (Jafferabad, Baluchistan). He joined politics from 1927. He was member of a nationalist party "Anjuman Watan Quetta" from 1930 to1937. He was elected as a member for Sindh Assembly in 1946 and 1943. He opposed ‘one unit’, so he was sent to prison in 1943 and 1955. He was released on 16th August 1962. Then he was also elected as president of Muslim league council Sindh. He was in connection with Sayed during Sindh Assembly and also after partition.
Molvi Abdullah Khan Laghari
He was from Sanghar. He met with Sayed first time in 1930 on the occassion of Sindh Hari Conference at Mirpurkhas. He was associated with Sayed. He was progressive religious person. He went to Afghanistan with Moulana Ubaidullah Sindhi. He oftenly come to Sann to Sayed. He died in September 1958 at the age of 90.
Molvi Abdul Qadir Ahmedani
He lived at Sanghar. He got religious education from Molana Ubaidullah Sindhi and then joined Maderasah. He was progressive and revolutionary minded.
Molvi Muhammad Ali
He was born in 1905. He was from Sanghar. He got religious educational degree in 1932. He joined Jama Mosque Sanghar. He was active in Hari Movement and Awami National Party with Sayed.
Qazi Faiz Muhammad
He was bon on 23rd November 1908 in Halani (Naushehro Feroz). He got his L.L.B in 1940 and then shifted to Nawabshah. He joined politics at the age of 11 in 1919 with Khilafat movement. He joined Khaksar Tahreek in 1933. He joined Muslim League in 1943. He also joined Sindh Hari Committee in 1948 and got its presidentship in 1951. He became General Secretary of Mutaheda Mahaz in 1953. He was arrested in 1954 from Larkana during tour against one unit. Then he worked as General Secretary of National Awami Party for Sindh. He was arrested in 1958 after Marshal Law in 1970 elections. He was the right hand of Shaikh Mujeeb Rehman in Sindh. Shaikh Mujeeb Rehman came to him during election campeign. In Bhutto regimn he worked as an Ambassador of Sayed on world level. He was pure nationalist and leftist.
Raees Ghulam Mustafa Bhurgri
He was born on 7th January 1913 at Degaan (Jamesabad) at the home of Raees Ghulam Muhammad Bhurgri. He passed senior Cambridge in 1931 from Deradun PublicSchool. At the occasion of hanging to Bhagat Singh in March 1931, he contested strike in school, so resticated from school. He joined Khaksar Movement in 1937 and awarded the post of “Awami Janbaz hind" but later on sent to prison. He joined Muslim League in 1938. He was elected as a member of Sindh Assembly in 1946. He attended many conferences with Sayed. He was with Sayed before and after partition. He joined people’s party in 1948 with Sayed in the presidentship of the Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan. He was arrested during this time. He was re-elected member of Sindh Assembly in 1953 and got Deputy Leader of opposition party of Sayed. He opposed the one unit and casted vote in opposition and he was one of the four votes, while 98 voted in favour of one-unit. He was elected in the election of 1955 of West Pakistan. He was elected as finance secretary of "anti one unit front". Then he was with Sayed in "Pakistan National Party” and “National Awami Party”. He was the hero of Sindhis who put the resolution against one unit in 1957 in West Pakistan Assembly that was successfully passed. Total of 310 members voted in favour while only 4 was the votes of opposition party.