Fida Husein M. Sheikha:

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Fida Husein M. Sheikha:

He was born on 22nd April I907 and received his education in Sindh Madressah-Tul-Islam. He was a Trustee of the Port of Karachi and the Vice-President of Buyers and Shippers’Chamber, and Karachi Muslim Chamber of Commerce and Young Men Muslim Association. He was the President of the Karachi Timber Merchants Association. Fida Husein took keen interest in the female education of Muslim and was the President of Muslim Girls Academy the only leading Muslim Girls High School in Karachi teaching English. He was a member of the Karachi District Local Board and was a member on the Committee of Management of Lady Dufferin Hospital, Karachi, and is also a member of the Managing Committee of Muslim Gymkhana, Rotary Club, Karachi Club and Cricket Club of India. He was a member of various charitable trusts and societies. He was the senior partner of the well known and famous timber concern of Karachi named and styled as Essajee Ebrahimjee & Co. This firm was the first firm of timber started in Karachi.He was one of the leaders of Bohra Reformist Movement in India. (Source: ‘The Colorful Personalities of Sindh’, by M.U.Abbasi).

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