Socialist Weekly

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Socialist Weekly
TypeWeekly newspaper
PublisherPakistan Socialist Party
Editor-in-chiefMobarak Sagher

Socialist Weekly was an Urdu language newspaper published from Karachi, Pakistan.[1] Socialist Weekly was launched in late 1947 as a continuation of the Sindhi Socialist Weekly.[1] Socialist Weekly carried the symbol of the Indian Socialist Party in its masthead.[2] It became the official organ of the Pakistan Socialist Party when the party was constituted in January 1948.[3] The original editorial board consisted of Mobarak Sagher (chief editor), Munshi Ahmad Din, Siddique Lodhi, Ram Mohan Sinha, Kali Charan and Mohammed Yusuf Khan.[1][4] Socialist Weekly had a circulation of around 2,500.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Braunthal, Julius (ed). Yearbook of the International Socialist Labour Movement. Vol. I. London: Lincolns-Prager International Yearbook Pub. Co, 1957. pp. 414-415, 417
  2. ^ Janata, Vol. 58. 2003.
  3. ^ Rose, Saul. Socialism in Southern Asia. London: Oxford University Press, 1959. pp. 61-62
  4. ^ Bilgarami, S. A. R. The Pakistan Year Book & Who's Who. Karachi: Kitabistan, 1949. p. 743