Khairpur Revisited – Review of Living Conditions during Talpur State Times
Taj Haider ‘s in this video documentary, tells about the living conditions in the Khairpur State. He said, there were poor people, there but they didn’t sleep hungry. This was a Corruption-free, open society, and the industries were making incredibly substantial progress.
Next interviewee, Sindh High Court’s retired justice Aslam Jaffery can be seen saying that Khairpur State had all the state bodies, including elected Legislative Assembly, administrative structure with the Head of State, Chief Minister, Cabinet, and complete functioning Executive. He said that Khairpur State had its own high court and lower judiciary system.
During his interview, Prince Mir Mehdi Raza Talpur then also describes how his state’s judicial system used to work.
In his interview Professor Manzar Ayubi also describes how the Khairpur State flourished during Sarkar Mir Ali Murad Khan Talpur.
Jam Saqi also praised the functioning of the Khairpur State, where industry flourished, and workers got adequate wages. The education of children was free and compulsory.
In his interview, Professor Manzar Ayubi also described how the Khairpur State flourished during Sarkar Mir Ali Murad Khan Talpur.
Dr. Tariq Qasmi said that it was a real welfare state. Khairpur had all the components of the welfare state, such as education, employment, health care, social status, etc., all in the state.
Taj Haider said that there used to be big hockey tournaments. The state was also rich in cultural and literary activities. Famous groups of theater used to perform there. The uncle of His Highness, Mir Ali Mardan Talpur, used to patronize the Adabistan literary group. He personally looked after the literary activities in the State.
Local politician, Pervaiz Shah Jilani mentioned about the presence of Power Houses, which used to generate electricity in the State. Ruins of such power houses are still there as a testimony.
Embedded documentary video Credits:
Chief Editor: Muhammad Ahsan Habib
Script and Production: Professor Dr. Muhammad Ali