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District of South Karachi

District of South Karachi
ضلع جنوبی کراچی
Incumbent
Malik Muhammad Fayyaz

since 31st August 2016
AbbreviationDMC South
SeatDMC South Karachi office
AppointerElectorate of District South, Karachi
Term length4 years
Constituting instrumentSindh People's Local Government Ordinance 2013
PrecursorTown Nazims
Formation2013
DeputyMansoor Shaikh
Website[dmcsouth.com.pk]

Karachi South District ( Urdu: ضلع کراچی جنوبی ‎) is an administrative district of Karachi Division in Sindh, Pakistan. It is located in the southern part of Karachi.

Karachi South District is the economic backbone of the country. It has Head Offices of many Corporations, Companies and Banks. Governor House, Chief Minister House, Sindh Assembly, High Court, Embassies and Consulates of different countries and other government offices are also located there.

The district was abolished in 2000, and was divided into two towns namely: Jamshed Town, and Saddar Town.

On 11 July 2011, the Sindh Government restored again Karachi South District.[1]

In November 2013, Jamshed Town was added into Karachi East District, after three eastern towns of that split up to form a new district named Korangi. Now Karachi South comprises Saddar.

Muhajirs and Gujaratis form majority in the district followed by Sindhis, Balochis and others.

Old Karachi Municipal Corporation Building in located at MA Jinnah Road in Karachi South
Tin Talwar Chowrangi (three Swords roundabout), Clifton
I.I. Chundrigar Road, the financial hub of Karachi is also located in Karachi South

Administrative Towns of Karachi South

Following is the list of two administrative towns of Karachi South District.[2]


Saddar Town

Union Council


SaddarTown Karachi.PNG

U.C. 1 Old Haji Camp
U.C. 2 Garden
U.C. 3 Kharadar
U.C. 4 City Railway Colony
U.C. 5 Nanak Wara
U.C. 6 Gazdarabad
U.C. 7 Millat Nagar/Islam Pura
U.C. 8 Saddar
U.C. 9 Civil Line
U.C. 10 Clifton
U.C. 11 Kehkashan

References

  1. ^ Karachi’s district status restored, notification issued, Published in The News Tribe on 11 July 2011, Retrieved on 22 August 2012
  2. ^ Districts in Karachi