Hoshu Sheedi

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General
Hosh Muhammad Sheedi
Nickname(s) Hoshu Sheedi
Born 1801
Sindh
Died 1843
Hyderabad, Sindh, India, (now Pakistan)
Buried at Hyderabad
Battles/wars Battle of Dubba
Spouse(s) Alina Sheedi

General Hosh Muhammad Sheedi or Hoshu Sheedi (Sindhi: هوش محمد شيدي; Urdu: ہوش محمّد شیدی‎) was a supreme commander of Sindh's Talpur army. Hoshu Sheedi fought against the British forces under Sir Charles Napier at the Battle of Dabbo, and was killed on March 24, 1843.[1][2]

Hosh Muhammad belonged to the African-descent Sheedi community of Sindh Pakistan. Before his death in the Battleground of Dubbo he called out the famous slogan:

Hosh Muhammad was respected by British commanding officer, Sir Charles Napier and buried him with full military honours.[3] today every Sindhi remembers Hosh Mohammad sheedi.

Early life[edit]

Hosh Muhammad was born in 1801. Before joining the army, he worked at the residence of Talpur rulers.

Mausoleum[edit]

Grave of Hosh Mohammad Sheedi

The historical mausoleum of Hosho Sheedi is in Dubee, a small village approximately 10 kilometres from Hyderabad. It was built to pay tribute to the war martyrs and was declared a heritage site. The building currently needs maintenance and restoration. It is a historical place of Sindh which is neglected by government and community.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mir Atta Muhammad Talpur. "Remembering Battle of Dubbo". http://www.talpur.org. Retrieved January 4, 2014.  External link in |work= (help)
  2. ^ Sikander Ali Nizamani (April 18, 2006). "Sheedi Community of Sindh, Pakistan" (PDF). http://www.sanalist.org. Retrieved January 4, 2014.  External link in |work= (help)
  3. ^ Faiz Mohammad Soomro (1997). Cultural History of Sind. Retrieved January 4, 2014. 

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