This colony is called Bihar colony and it was at the time of independence of Pakistan in 1947 onwards, Bihari Muslims migrants from the state of Bihar in India came to the area. In the succeeding years, its demography has substantially changed.
Its notable residents include:
- Jan Muhammad, Nazim of Jamat Islami
- Sheikh Maqsood Ahmed, PML-N
- Saleem Qureshi, PPP
- Kamran Raza, President of Pakistan Tehreek Insaf, Lyari Town
- Another town in Karachi bear the same name, located at Bahadur Yar Jang Road.
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