Ethnic Groups in Pakistan Essay
At the creation of Pakistan, a large number Mohajirs migrated from India and settled in to Sindh. From 1947 to 1951 nearly 1 million Mohajirs settled into Sindh (Rais, Rasul Buksh). They had also …show more content…
The Sindhi nationalist movement also had considerable indirect impacts that are of great importance to the history of Pakistan. The rise of Sindhi nationalism also gave the initiative for other ethnic groups to rise in order to safeguard their interests. One main area where this impact can be seen is the rise of the Mohajirs (who were the main group being affected by the Sindhi nationalist movements during the 1970) who eventually ended up making MQM which is the main driving force behind the Mohajir ethnicity and has been dominating elections in Hyderabad and Karachi for many years (Rais, Rasul Buksh).
As the Sindhi nationalist movement triggered other ethnic groups in the country, the entire population got divided into smaller groups, all working towards the safeguard of their own interests, which left the so