Install Vishindas’s statue at Karachi Municipal''s Building : Omer Soomro

KarachiKarachi, Mar. 22 : Noted Pakistan lawyer Omer Soomro has asked the district administration to re-erect the statue of Harchandrai Vishindas at the Municipal Building here.

Soomroo, in his letter to the Karachi city Nazim Mustafa Kamal said that the statue of Vishindas must be relocated to its rightful and original place.

Vishindas's statue was earlier removed from the Karachi Municipal Building, however, it was later restored and kept at the Mohatta Palace Museum.

Harchandrai Vishindas is considered as the father of modern Karachi. He was the president of the Karachi municipal corporation from 1911 to 1921.

"Vishindas transformed Karachi from a village to a mega city. He not only helped the city grow materially but also worked for its social and political development," The News qouted writer of the book `Harchandrai- Father of Modern Karachi', Khadim Hussain Soomro, as saying. (ANI)