Jamshed Quarters

Jamshed Quarters (Urdu: جمشید کوارٹرز) is a residential neighborhood in the Karachi East district of Karachi, Pakistan. It is administered as part of Jamshed Town,[1] which was disbanded in 2011 but later restored in early 2022.

Jamshed Quarters
جمشید کوارٹرز
DistrictKarachi East
Time zoneUTC+5 (PST)


There are several ethnic groups in Jamshed Quarters including Muhajirs, Punjabis, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras, Khutchi, Ismailis and Christians. The former ethnic groups were Muslims, Hindus, Christians, Parsis and Jews.[2]

Jamshed Quarters has a big Imam Bargah and the Masjid Jamia Binoria.[3]


Jamshed Quarters was developed by Jamshed Nusserwanjee Mehta in 1922 and was named after him. In the same year 1922, he was elected president of the Karachi Municipality, an office he occupied till October 1932. He was born in 1886 in Karachi and died on 8 August 1952.[2]


  1. ^ "Jamshed Quarters is part of Jamshed Town". City District Government of Karachi website. Archived from the original on 13 June 2006. Retrieved 2 January 2023.
  2. ^ a b Shirazi, Maria. "TDF Ghar: an informal learning space". The News International (newspaper). Retrieved 2 January 2023.
  3. ^ Ali Arqam, Manzoor Chandio, Syed Ali Shah (8 March 2015). "The madressa mix: beneath the surface". Dawn (newspaper). Retrieved 2 January 2023.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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