Mr.Azad Bin Haider
Supreme Court of Pakistan


Place of Birth: Born in 1932 in the City of Allama Lqbal, Faiz Ahmed Faiz and Moulana Ubaidullah Sindhi (Sialkot).

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1947 In 1947, while Mr. Azad Bin Haider was student of 9th class, he offered himself as a volunteer to work for the rehabilitation of Muhajirs at Wagah, Lahore, and later transferred to Muhajir Camp Karachi. On August 18, 1947, he offered Eid-ul-Fitr prayer at Eidgah Maidan Bunder Road Karachi in the last lines, while Quaid-e-Azam was in the front lines. He completed his education from Matric to M.A LL.B at Karachi as a self-made person.
1956 – 1972 Mr. Azad Bin Haider founded 13 Boys/Girls Schools at Karachi, which were Nationalized in 1972. He distributed sweat for the occasion.
1958 Mr. Azad Bin Haider was living in Liyari and was President of Liyari Amn Committee. The Committee arranged a hunger strike for one hundred hours before K.M.C. demanded lease for Liyari.
1962 Mr. Azad Bin Haider was enrolled as an Advocate. Presently, he is an Advocate of the Supreme Court of Pakistan. He led the Rally of Khatam-e-Nabwat (SAW) to the House of the Prime Minister and was arrested/dropped near Landhi.
1963 Mr. Azad Bin Haider became the Secretary of Jamia Islamia. The foundation stone was laid by President Ayub Khan.
1964 Madir-e-Millat Fatima Jinnah was the Presidential candidate. Mr. Azad Bin Haider filed her nomination paper along with Mr. Hassan A. Shaikh and Sheikh Mujeeb-ur-Rehman.
1965 Mr. Azad Bin Haider went on foreign tour. He met Jamal Abdul Nasir, the President of Egypt and Bu Raqiba, the President of Tunis. He visited Nigeria and met Prime Minister Sir Ahmedo Belo, performed Hajj and met with Shaikh Abdullah / Mirza Afzal Baig, and he had audience with Shah Faisal. He also met with Mr. Abdul Salam Arif, the President of Iraq. He visited the Tomb of Ghous-e-Azam/Karbala and Kuwait, and he met with the Prime Minister of Kuwait. He also met Mr.SulaimanDemril, the Prime Minister of Turkey.
1968 In regards to the Board of Secondary Education, Hyderabad issued a notification that exams in secondary classes shall be conducted in Sindhi language only. It was an unjust decision for the Urdu medium students and there was a serious reaction in the Interior Sindh. Nawab Muzaffar Hussain Khan M.P.A. formed Urdu Mahaz, along with Munir Arain M.P.A. and Usman Kanedy M.P.A. There were strikes from Hyderabad to Sukkur. A student, Mr. Aslam, was martyred at Sukkur. Azad Bin Haider was appointed President of Urdu Mahaz Karachi. He convened the Urdu Conference at the Jabees Hotel in Karachi. After three days, Urdu Mahaz Karachi, along with the above said Members of Parliaments and five hundred other workers, seriously protested at Tughlaq House in Karachi. Martial law Administrator and Governor of Sindh, Lieutenant General Rakhman Gul, called Mr. Azad Bin Haider and after their discussion, the Governor cancelled the notification issued by the Board of Secondary Education, Hyderabad. Mr. Azad Bin Haider addressed a public meeting at Hyderabad and the strike was called off.
1969 Sain G.M. Syed addressed a letter to the United Nations and requested to recognized Sindhu Desh as a country, with Mr. Ali Ahmad Talpur as the first President of Sindhu Desh. This caused a serious reaction by the citizens of Karachi. Mr. Azad Bin Haider called a meeting at Jabees Hotel in Karachi, supported by Moulana Abdul Hamid Badayuni, President of Jamiat-e-Ulumai-e-Pakistan, Allama Ibn-e-Hassan Jarchvi, Hafiz Habib Ullah, Vice Chairman K.M.C., many councilors of K.M.C., Sheikh Liaquat Hussain, Muhammad Arif Advocate, Moulana Jameel Ahmad Naeemi and many college unions. Karachi Suba Mahaz was formed, and they demanded that Karachi become a separate province. Mr. Azad Bin Haider prepared a feasibility report and submitted it personally to the President General Yahya Khan. Sain G.M. Syed contacted Mr. Azad Bin Haider through Pir Ali Muhammad Rashdi and conducted negotiations with Sain G.M. Syed for one week. At the same time, Mr. Azad Bin Haider had three meetings with General Yahya Khan, who on June 27, 1969 agreed to declare Karachi as a separate province. A delegation of senior Muhajars met General Yahya Khan and requested him to withdraw his decision. Sain G.M. Syed agreed not to pursue his application with the United Nations.

Chief Justice A.J.K hosted Hi-tea in his honor, attended by Judges, Lawyers, Civil Servants and Civil Society.

1971 Dewan Warsat Hussain, President Anjuman-e-Muhajreen-e-Mashraqi Pakistan, appointed Mr. Azad Bin Haider as Chief Organizer of Anjuman-e-Muhajreen-e-Mashraqi Pakistan, for West Pakistan and for the rehabilitation of Biharis in West Pakistan. During the Martial Law of General Zia-ul-Haq, Gulam Haider Wyen was the Chief Minister of Punjab. Mr. Azad Bin Haider attended many meetings with Gulam Haider Wyen. Chief Minister ordered the Deputy Commissioners of Punjab to construct Bihari Colonies in all the districts of Punjab. A trust was already established for repatriation of Biharis, which was not functional. General Zia-ul-Haq deposited 3 million Rupees in the account and the trust was activated.
1973 Karachi Census was manipulated from 65 lacks to 35 lacks and was exposed in a Press Conference. CM Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi ordered his arrest.
1972 – 1977 Mr. Azad Bin Haider addressed many public meetings in Karachi and Hyderabad and demanded that Karachi Suba Repatriation of Biharis challenge that a Martial Law Administrator cannot be a civilian. He was arrested and sentenced for one year. He was arrested only a few days after his release. He was charged with many counts of DPR and anti-national activities and remained in Karachi, Hyderabad and Sukkar prison. He was released when General Zai-ul-Haq came into power.
1983 Mr. Azad Bin Haider visited Indonesia and met Mr. Suharto, the President of Indonesia.
1984 When General Zia-ul-Haq announced Referendum, Mr. Azad Bin Haider was requested to comment on P.T.V. He was assured that Objective Resolution, moved by Sheed-e-Millat Liaquat Ali Khan, would be incorporated in the constitution of Pakistan, so he agreed and recorded his 55 minutes of comments on the referendum.
1984 Mr. Azad Bin Haider attended International Law Conference in Rome, Italy to represent the Government of Pakistan.
1988 Mr. Azad Bin Haider proposed on August 27, 1988 that Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif become General Secretary of Pakistan Muslim League in General Council of Holiday Inn, Islamabad, which was accepted by the Council.
2004 – 2006 Mr. Azad Bin Haider edited and published 32 books on the leaders of Pakistan Movements and four coloured calendars of the leaders.
2007 Mr. Azad Bin Haider headed the final session to commemorate episode of 1857 under auspices of Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad. He edited weekly NAKHUDA (1956-58), Monthly MEHBOO-E-KHUDA (1958-60), Monthly MASHRIQ (1962-68), Daily NAUROZE (1964-66) and Monthly SINDH CARD (1992-98).

His Book, Role of Ladies in Pakistan Movement, was inaugurated in July 2007. He was Chief Guest in the Prime Minister’s House. He was awarded Gold Medals by the Prime Minister in 2011 and Chief Minister Punjab in December 2013. His Book, Tareekh-e-All India Muslim League — Sir Syed Se Quaid-e-Azam Tak, was inaugurated by Syed Sharif-ud-Din Pirzada at Karachi on September 27, 2013 and by Governor of Punjab at Lahore on November 2, 2013, presided by late Majeed Nizami, President Nazria Pakistan Trust.

October 22, 2014 Mr. Azad Bin Haider’s Book, ALLAMA IQBAL, YAHOODIAT AND JAMHOORIAT, IQBAL AND JEWISH DEMOCRACY, was inaugurated by Dr. Mohammad Qaiser, the Vice Chancellor at Karachi University.
April 2, 2015 Mr. Azad Bin Haider to Karachi University by Professor Dr. Attaur Rahman to deliver a lecture on Pakistan Movement.
April 21, 2015 Mr. Azad Bin Haider presided the final session of ONE DAY INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DEMOCRACY, attended by Five Vice Chancellors of Universities and many scholars. The Conference was organized by Professor Dr. Mohammad Ahmed Qadri, Chairman of the Political Science Department at the University of Karachi.
May 20, 2015 Mr. Azad Bin Haider was invited by Hon’ble Mamnoon Hussain, President of Pakistan to a meeting for the Pakistan Workers Movement of all the Provinces, Azad Jamu Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. His Book Tareekh e All India Muslim League Sir Syed Se Quaid e Azam tak was presented by the President’s staff to all of the participants.
October 1, 2015 Mr. Azad Bin Haider was appointed as honorable visiting professor by the University of Karachi for the Political Science Department at Karachi University.
December 3, 2015 Mr. Azad Bin Haider was chief guest at the 36th annual conference of Imam Ahmad Raza Khan at the Sheikh Zayed Islamic Research Centre at the University of Karachi.