Photos compiled by Deneb Sumbul
October 1947. Wagons packed with Muslim refugees fleeing to Pakistan while Hindus fled to India.
August 17, 1947: The Quaid takes the salute at a military march past in Karachi, after being sworn in as the first Governor General of Pakistan.
August 7, 1947: The Quaid-e-Azam arrives in Karachi with his sister Fatima Jinnah.
The first Independent Day Celebrations being held in Rambagh Garrikhatta,now Arambagh in Karachi.
1947: The Pakistani Government Workers Camp in Karachi.
1947: The members of the Sind Muslim Women’s National Guard practicing combat with bamboo lathi sticks that ar traditionally used by the Indian police.
Karachi in 1947.
1949: Boy scouts in Jinnah caps.