Shireen Jinnah

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Shireen Jinnah
Born Shireen Jinnah
Karachi, Pakistan
Known for being the sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah
Religion Islam
Relatives Muhammad Ali Jinnah (brother)
Fatima Jinnah (sister)
Emibai Jinnah (sister-in-law)
Maryam Jinnah (sister-in-law)
Dina Jinnah (niece)

Shireen Jinnah (Urdu: شیریں جناح‎) was a sister of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Shireen Jinnah's parents, Poonja Jinnah and Mithibai Jinnah had seven children, namely Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Ahmad Ali Jinnah, Bande Ali Jinnah, Rahmat Ali Jinnah, Maryam Jinnah, Fatima Jinnah and Shireen Jinnah. She lived in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. A neighbourhood of Karachi, the Shireen Jinnah Colony, is named in her honour. Shireen Jinnah had one son, Akbar. He never married and had no children.[1]

Early life[edit]

See also: Jinnah family

Jinnah was born in a Muslim family to Poonja Jinnah and Mithibai Jinnah in Karachi, Pakistan. She is the sister of Founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Politician Fatima Jinnah, sister-in-law of Maryam Jinnah and Emibai Jinnah and aunt of Dina Jinnah.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Liaquat Merchant (2009-07-17). "Jinnah’s family and conflicting claims". Daily Times. Retrieved 2011-12-21.