Old Golimar

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Old Golimar Purana Golimar (Urdu: پرانا گولیمار ‎) is one of the neighbourhoods of S.I.T.E Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.[1]

Main areas[edit]

Old Golimar (Part of Trans Lyari Karachi's one of the oldest residential area) Divided into of (eighteen) neighbourhoods which are the followings:

Demographics[edit]

There are several ethnic groups in Old Golimar including Baloch, Brohi, Sindhis, Punjabis, Pakhtuns, etc. The oldest inhabitant of Old Golimar are Baloch from Makran and Gwadar who consist of more than 70% of the total population.

Infrastructure[edit]

Old Golimar is one of the oldest places in Karachi. There are few schools, substandard hospitals, a poor water system, limited infrastructure, and broken roads.

Politics[edit]

Once Old Golimar is a stronghold of the ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP).Now there,s Divide between young and old, Imran Khan Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is the popular among the youngs.

Dirty politics has also affect the life of average residents of Old Golimar,almost everyone suffers from it.

Old Golimar is also the centre of Karachi's Sheedi community, who are now neutralized Sindhi and Baloch of African descent.

Sports[edit]

Shaheed Hakeem Mohammad Saeed Tournament 2016..jpg

Football[edit]

Old Golimar is known as a Football hotbed in Pakistan.

Its around 15 registered football clubs in Old Golimar, (1)Makran Sports FC, (2)Parwana Sports FC (3)Golimar Azad FC (4)Balochistan Raiders (5)Shabbir Memorial etc.

Specially in holy month of Ramadan is like football festival in Old Golimar, The famous football tournament held in (Gator Bagicha) Trans Lyari Park for under 14 years old kids, With the sponsorship and help of Hamdard Laboratories Pvt Ltd, Organise by Abid Arman Baloch.

Cricket[edit]

Cricket got famous in Old Golimar after 1996 World Cup, When Pakistan co-hosted the event with India, The cricket team come to lime light in start of 1996 was BL-Sports from Noor Mohammad Village area,

Most of them are kind of Rebel Players who don't get a chance on other senior teams, They establish their own team and become dominant team in the area for such long time

Specially in matting wickets Opp Khalfa-e-Rashideen Masjid Area.

Bin-L-Sports Cricket Club Noor Mohammad Village Old Golimar.jpg

Some of the players are the legend Akbar Dad, Mohsin Ali, Adeel Afzal, Akram Sabzal, Asad Abbasi Ahsan Ali, Akbar JR, Qaiser Abbasi, Kaleemullah Khan Tareen, Abdullah Tareen, Amin Baloch, Younas Baloch, Kamil Baloch,Salman Baloch and the Greatest of All Saqib Aashiq Baloch and many more.

B-L-Sports Cricket Club 1996 until 2013.

Schools[edit]

Old Golimar has government's school. K.B Conductor Girls School.

Old Golimar has private school's White Rose Academy and others.

Old Golimar has Institute TLM and others.

Bright way public school Old Golimar.

Graveyards[edit]

Hindus cremation site

Religious buildings[edit]

  • Main Masjid (Mosque) of Old Golimar Khulafa-e-Rashideen
  • Noorani Masjid (Mosque)at Noor Mohammad Village.

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