A brief introduction to Sindh – Sindhudesh National Movement – JSMM

Sindh, currently enchained in the forced theocratic pseudo-federation of Islamist extremist terrorist state of Pakistan, has been a distinct historic independent nation and homeland since the ages. It derives its name from the river Indus, where the great Indus civilization thrived once and sacred Vedas of Hinduism were written on its banks. Contrary to Pakistan, it has been a historic natural homeland of Sindhi nation with a millennia long history of independent national identity and self- rule. Its fate turned upside down when it was lastly colonized by British imperialist colonialism by treachery and perverts in 1843 A.D. by Sir Charles Napier. The British Imperial rule was first to undermine the identical existence of Sindh by merging it with the Bombay Presidency in 1859, for their so-called administrative ease. Sindhi political classes struggled for decades to restore its identity until its separation from Bombay in 1936. The premature Sindhi statehood under British rule in late 30s and early 40s (of 20th century) was caught in the crosshairs of re-establishing its identity and determining its politico-economic discourse when the uncertain times of post-WWII and British withdrawal from India left them with no other choice but to be included in the so-called dominion of Pakistan against their will. The partition of British India (1947) erased the premature roots of modern Sindhi identical nationhood when its upper and middle class consisting of millions of Sindhi Hindu citizens (who dominated the urban economy) were forced to leave after the establishment of Pakistan. Sindhi identity and separate nationhood has become a struggle and movement since then. 

Pakistan was created on the basis of the pan-Islamist “Two Nation Theory” which suggests that the Muslims and Non-Muslims (disbelievers as the say) of the Indian sub-continent are two distinct nations. It was a result of the British’s “divide and rule policy” in India which found a way into the post-independence history of India to continue the British control over Indian ocean and deter the influence of Soviet designs in South Asia. This theory which was not well-considered by the 90% of the Muslims of subcontinent provided the British with an excuse to carve the Pakistan out of the Indian map and undermine the independence of the historic natural national territories of once independent Bengal, Sindh, Balochistan, and North-Western Frontier Province (Now KPK) which were gifted to its loyal West-Punjabi mercenaries i.e. Pakistan Army under the name of Pakistan. The resistance to the hegemonic theocratic fascist framework of Pakistan began from the very first day of its creation. From language riots in Bengal, termination of Sindh Provincial Assembly, protests in NWFP and armed rebellion in Baluchistan it was made clear that this unnatural new-born state in the name of Islam was never recognized by the people of any of these territories. That was why the theocratic fascist state was unable to formulate a constitution for the 9 long years after its creation and was ruled by military dictators until its ideological and 

practical downfall in 1971 with the fall of Dacca (independence of Bangladesh). The fall of Dacca was the result of Bengali genocide (3m innocent Bengalis were killed) by Punjabi army to stop the democratic control of majority Bengalis and other oppressed nations mandated to them by the first ever elections in the history of Pakistan in 1970. After the independence of Bengal, the ideological and practical basis for the so-called federation of Pakistan were destroyed, the Two Nation theory was apparently defeated and the other oppressed nations were in no mood to make a new social contract with Punjab on any basis. The Punjabi military establishment and civil hegemony forced all the remnant territories i.e. Sindh, Balochistan, KPK and PoK into a self-made (by Punjab, for Punjab) constitution which was passed by a truncated assembly having no mandate to formulate it. Hence, the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan (1973) is an illegal document which was imposed upon these oppressed natural nations chained in the forced federation of Pakistan and therefore, bears no legitimate value. 

Sindhudesh Movement 

G.M Sayed the senior Sindhi politician and scholar was imprisoned and kept under house arrest for 33 years throughout his life. He was the scholar who had represented Pakistan in Vienna Peace Conference (1952) where he warned the entire international community of the dangers of Islamist extremism and had appealed them to stop supporting Islamist fundamentalist elements and military designs in Pakistan. He shook the illegitimate foundations and theocratic ideology of Pakistan by proposing the first and last secularist anti-thesis against the idea of Pakistani nationhood and started the movement for the complete political, economic, geographic independence of Sindh from Pakistan. This movement, called Sindhudesh Independence Movement, is the only ideological political movement within Pakistan which rejected the Islamist, theocratic, extremist statehood of Pakistan, preached secularism, democracy and inspired other independence movements in Baluchistan and Pashtunistan. 

Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz (JSMM) follows the humanitarian secularist political ideology of Sayed and believes in the political struggle and national resistance for the independence of Sindh from the theocratic, fascist, Islamist extremist terrorist clutches of Pakistan. Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz is the only Party in Pakistan which has been a staunch supporter of West’s war on Islamist extremism and terrorism in the South Asia, and has been protesting the Pakistani maneuvers of deceiving west and sabotaging the stability in region by patronizing the terrorism. JSMM is the only party in Pakistan which has carried US, and Israeli flags (otherwise this act is considered blasphemous in Pakistan) in its protests against Pakistan’s sponsorship of global Jihadism and Islamist terrorism throughout the world. It’s JSMM that has convinced the masses of Sindh that USA, Israel and India are not our enemies but friends and that’s why the people of Sindh consider the West as enlightened and civilized saviors that would rid the entire humanity from the hell of Islamist extremism. Because, JSMM believes that after the end of cold war the USA, Europe and all the other liberal civilized democracies of the world are assigned the progressive role by the course of history as it played its role in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and revolutionary wave of Arab spring against tyrant regimes in Middle East; while the once so-called progressive dictatorships in Russia and China are on the retrogressive side of the history. Pakistan is a rogue fascist state which has been nefariously conspiring against the three great democracies i.e. India, Israel and USA. It’s pan-Islamist military doctrine declares these democracies as allies of Anti-Christ who are to be confronted in apocalyptic battle for the glory of Islam. 

JSMM is also the only political party in Pakistan which has been strongly opposing and protesting the construction of China Pakistan Economic Corridor which not only threatens the 

existence of Sindhi, Pashtun, PoK and Baluch nations occupied by Pakistan, but will eventually destroy the peace and integrity in the entire South Asian region (one can easily understand this by overlooking the recent Pakistan backed terrorist attacks in Afghanistan). Pakistan is such a rogue, fraud, fascist state which has been using the West’s military aid to sponsor and launch terrorist attacks on the Western troops in Afghanistan and terrorist attacks throughout the world. 

JSMM has been protesting the Pakistani deception in war on terror and warning West of Pakistan’s treachery. That’s why JSMM has been declared as a US and Indian political implantation in Pakistan and banned by rogue Pakistani civil-military establishment. Pakistani fascist civil -military establishment is carrying out a full-scale military and intelligence based operation against JSMM in particular and Sindhudesh independence movement in general since 2004. It has murdered more than 40 leaders of our political movement and hundreds have endured the torment of enforced disappearances, inhuman state torture in secret detention cells of ISI for months/years, and imprisonments as well. Hundreds of secular political activists, students, journalists, publishers, writers, teachers, laborers are currently missing. 

JSMM has been continuously protesting, writing, appealing the UN and political leadership of US, Germany, UK, France and other civilized democratic nations to pay a heed to the miseries and wails of Sindhi nation and take serious steps to abstain Pakistan from its persecution of secular political activists and religious minorities, economic plunder and geographic occupation of Sindh, Pashtunistan, Balochistan, PoK and its sponsorship of terrorism across the region, but unfortunately to no avail. 


Pakistan, the true Islamic State in its essence and practice, is an unnatural state and a forced federation of historic natural nations. Pakistan is a fascist state created, sustained and run by Punjabi fascist military which proudly follows pan-Islamist, Global Jihadist doctrine. The Islamist extremism and terrorism is a strategic asset of Pakistan from which it will never withdraw. Pakistani army is using Taliban, Haqqani Network, Jaesh-e-Muhammad and Jamaet-ud-Dawa to destabilize US backed peace process in Afghanistan. The entire losses of USA and Afghan nation in the war on terror are covertly inflicted by Pakistani ISI and its militant Jihadi vessels. Pakistan is the womb, vector and epicenter of terrorism and world would never taste peace and security until its destruction. On one hand, it benefits from the foreign military aid in the name of war against terrorism while recruits, trains, sponsors and uses the Islamist terrorism to scare and destroy western political and economic interests in the region on the other. Pakistan has been sponsoring, radicalizing and organizing fanatic religious movements within the oppressed nations to use them against the secular political national movements, as they were used under the name of Al-Shams and Al-Badr brigades in Bengal in 1971. Pakistani military is using Shafique Mengal (a religious fanatic) to persecute, abduct, torture and kill innocent Baloch youth. The fascist theocratic Pakistani state is also using feudal agents, heads of religious cults and clerics and racist political parties (i.e. Muttahida Qaumi Movement abbr. as MQM) to divide and destabilize oppressed nations on ethnic, religious and tribal lines, to weaken the emerging national movements for independence. The demand for separation of Karachi (the capital city of Sindh) has been implanted by Punjabi establishment through the racist party MQM to divide urban Sindhi population (Urdu speaking Sindhi community makes 38% of Karachi’s population while make 15% of Sindh’s population overall including Karachi) on ethnic lines. 

The Pakistani democracy is nothing but a grand puppet-show whose strings have always been pulled by the playful hands of corrupt Punjabi army and its puppet civil bureaucracy ruling 

Pakistan since its inception. Pakistan is a fascist theocratic state without a nation owned by the tyrant fascist army. The USA as an ally has been also playing unknowingly in the hands of notorious Pakistani pan-Islamist army; which has been deceptively using it in its benefit to gain military and strategic benefits in the region. The US trust in Pakistan’s allegiance and loyalty has greatly enabled it to maneuver the political stability in Afghanistan after Soviet withdrawal. And when the US and West has pressed Pakistan to show sincerity in the war on terror, this rogue fascist state Pakistan has pursued to shift its military, economic and strategic dependence on the west and selling it to China in the name of CPEC. Despite the disastrous effects of the CPEC on Pakistan’s sovereignty and economy the Pakistan army is selling all the key territorial and strategic positions along the Indian ocean to China for itself-centric benefits and the worst part is, all these assets belong to the oppressed nations of Sindh and Balochistan. China’s naval presence in these areas would not only destroy our nations but would also greatly harm the peaceful American and Indian activities in the region. The CPEC is a vast military-strategic design of China to encircle India and important international trade routes in the Indian ocean militarily. This Chinese expansionist imperialist agenda to control all the key trade routes and mineral resources of the world would create its monopoly on the means and resources of production which would eventually trigger the Third World War in the region. China is using North Korea to engage the USA in the Pacific while it is firming its roots in the Indian Ocean. North Korea is nothing but a potential distraction to deter the USA from interrupting its plans in the Indian Ocean. This naval encirclement of India, monopoly over the oceanic trade routes in Indian ocean and mineral riches of Central Asia and Africa would escalate arms race, military tensions, nuclear buildups, destability in the entire world that would eventually endanger global peace and security. CPEC is not just an economic corridor but the economic-military aggression of China over the Indian Ocean. Once established, this monopolistic agenda would bring nothing but slavery, destruction, military confrontations and destability in the entire world. 

Therefore, the US, Israel and European superpowers seem the only sensible civilized countries to counter these evil expansionist designs of theocratic Pakistani state and become allies of the secular oppressed historic nations chained in Pakistan, for the sake of regional/global peace and security. 

What must be done?! 

Pakistan is a fragile failed state from within, drowning in inflation and corruption, identity crisis and crisis of federalism. Seven decades of military dominance over the state and Jihadist military doctrine in action has destroyed the very fabric of its society as well as notion of nationhood. Its nexus with China is the only way that seems an escape to the Pakistan Civil-Military Establishment, but indeed, it is not what they have thought. We strongly believe that Pakistan is not easy to be tackled by a direct foreign invasion as it has fanatic military and can cause a potential nuclear threat to world peace and global security if not handled with care. But Pakistan is a roof without pillars and can easily crumble on its own feet from within. The national independence movements in Sindh, Balochistan, Pashtunistan (KPK, FATA) and PoK need real global attention. 

Sindh, being the second most populous province of Pakistan, is not only the practical political antithesis to Pakistani theocratic statehood but also the economic aorta of Pakistan. With almost 70% of its contributions to the Pakistani economy it is the only land with two functional sea-ports along the Arabian sea, largest agrarian economy and largest number of mineral and natural resources. Sindh is the strategic key to tame Pakistan. Pakistan is economically dead without Sindh. Pakistan can never afford its giant army and maintain its civil-military budget without Sindh, therefore independence of Sindhudesh would end Punjab’s influential military role in the region and eradicate the threat of further destability. 

Sindhudesh movement is a wide-spread movement across Sindh with its followers in millions but has been ignored and neglected by the international community for decades. The only backdrop for the Sindhudesh movement has been the absence of national capitalists because of the migration of Sindhi Hindus from Sindh to India after partition. That’s why Sindhudesh Movement has been lacking economic, political and diplomatic means to start mass uprising against the decades of slavery, humiliation and oppression. Sindhi population in general is in strong despair and anger due to anti-Sindh policies of Punjab, politico-economic deprivation/ plunder, religious radicalization, cultural imperialism and existential threats; and needs= to be supported by all and every means that the nationalist movements need to mobilize people and start an effective uprising for the independence of their oppressed nations. 

Therefore, the independence of Sindh and establishment of the secular republic of Sindhudesh is the need of history and key to global peace. If, the USA, Israel, Europe, India and other civilized countries want to bring peace in the region and security in the entire world, they must have to come in terms with the national movements and political leadership (not the individuals) of Sindhudesh, Pashtunistan, Balochistan, PoK and support them not only politically and diplomatically on international stage but also practically to empower them by every means needed against the tyrant fascist Islamist theocratic state of Pakistan. 

The blockade of military aid, diplomatic pressure, economic sanctions and full-scale support (with all the means that independence movements really need) of the secularist movements for the national independence of the historic natural nations chained in the forced federation of theocratic Pakistan, are the only options to destabilize Pakistan and establish peace in the world. 

Behold that the Islamist theocratic fascist terrorist state of Pakistan is ideological mother, producer, nourisher, sponsor, Launchpad, technical and logistic supporter of the Islamist extremism and terrorism throughout the world and its destruction is the only solution to bring peace, stability, tranquility and security in the world. And the independence of historic natural secular nations from the chains of Pakistan is the only way out to make all this happen. 

Shafi Burfat
Jeay Sindh Muttahida Mahaz 

Leave a Comment