August 10, 2017

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.