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Wazir Mansion

Wazir Mansion or official Quaid-i-Azam Birthplace Museum[1] was a family home in Karachi, Pakistan which is considered the birthplace of the count

Birthplace

Wazir Mansion may be the birthplace of Quaid-e-Azam, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. Once, it was misunderstood to be Jhirk which was later revealed to be untrue. The reality is disclosed in a book "My brother" written in 1960s by Muhammed Ali Jinnah's sister Fatima Jinnah upon his biography wherein she has described the salient features about her brother's life. She has mentioned their ancestral village Paneli, in the state of Gondal, Kathiawar located in the province of Gujrat, present day India. Their father Mr. Jinnah had settled in Karachi because of business partnership with an English Merchant company named "Grams Trading Company, whose office was then located in Karachi.[2] Jinnah's ancestral family and their progenies including M. A. Jinnah's daughter, son in law and grand children have been residents, to this day, of the province of Gujrat and Bombay. Muhammed Ali Jinnah's father got the house for rent in 1874 and settled here for sometimes. By 1900, he again returned to his native state.[3]

Museum

The house now serves as a museum and national archive.

Protect monument

The house has been declared a protected national monument by the Government of Pakistan.[4]ry's founder, Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
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