History of MQM – At A Glance
Karachi (Friday, March 4, 2016) – Yesterday MQM faces another milestone of his history. When two main central leaders of MQM Mr. Mustafa Kamal and Anees Khan Qaimkhawani hold press conference in Karachi and announced a new political party. MQM was formed some 38 years ago. As an political party it has faces many ups and downs. Brief history of MQM is as under:-
11 June 1978 – The residence of Azizabad, Mr. Altaf Hussain announced Student Tanzeem, All Pakistan Muhajir Students Organization (APMSO) in Jamia Karachi (University of Karachi).
18 March, 1984 – Formed Muhajir Qaumi Movement (MQM) and start political struggle.
19 June 1992 – As a result of operation against MQM, it was divided into two parts. New political party MQM Haqeeqi formed by Afaq Ahmad and Amir Khan.
1997 – Muhajir Qaumi Movement (MQM) renamed into Mutahidda Qaumi Movement (MQM) and start political struggle country wide.
3 March 2016 – Former Mayor Karachi and Anis Khan Qaimkhawani announced new party. (Name of Political Party yet to be decided)