Gizri

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Gizri
Country Pakistan
Province Sindh
City District Karachi

Gizri (Urdu: گزری ‎) is one of the neighborhoods of Clifton Cantonment in the city of Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. Many prominent scholars and well-known writers of Pakistan live in this area including Fatima Surayya Bajia, a playwright of many popular drama serials on Pakistan Television. She was laid to rest at Gizri graveyard after she died on 10 Feb 2016 at age 85. Her younger brother Anwar Maqsood Hameedi, who also is a major TV personality in Pakistan, led the funeral arrangements and her burial.[1]

Area's major ethnic groups[edit]

There are several ethnic groups living in Gizri including, majority of Bravies Sindhis, Punjabis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons and Gujratis.

Location within Karachi city[edit]

Gizri is located near the Gizri Creek close to the famous Clifton Beach on the Arabian Sea coast.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.pakistantoday.com.pk/2016/02/11/city/karachi/fatima-surayya-laid-to-rest-at-gizri-graveyard/, Pakistan Today newspaper, Published 11 Feb 2016, Retrieved 27 July 2016
  2. ^ https://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1T4VRHB_enUS612&q=gizri+karachi+map, Gizri map on google.com website, Retrieved 27 July 2016


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Coordinates: 24°49′03″N 67°02′58″E / 24.817413°N 67.049367°E / 24.817413; 67.049367