The party was founded in 1967, on November 30th and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto became its first chairman. The party creed is: “Islam is our faith; democracy is our politics; socialism is our economy; all power to the people.”
National Peoples Party
NPP is a political party in Pakistan most active in the province of Sindh and southern parts of Punjab. It was founded in 1986 by Ghulam Mustafa Jatoi after falling out with Benazir Bhutto and leaving her Pakistan Peoples Party.
Awami Tahreek was formed on 1970 aiming to establish a welfare state with participation of renowned Marxist-Leninist-Maoist writers, political activists and intellectuals under leading theoretician Rasool Bux Palijo.
Nationalist Organizations in Sindh
Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM)
Jiyay Sindh movement was formed in 1972 by G. M. Syed with the original intention to secede Sindh from Pakistan and form Sindhudesh,. It was later renamed Jeay Sindh Mahz by militant groups. Sindhi separatists propagate the view that they suffer from disenfranchisement from Pakistan They think that Sindh in federal Pakistan goes against the rights and status promised during the Pakistan movement and in the Lahore resolution of 1940 according to which provinces of Pakistan were to be autonomous and sovereign and Pakistan will be a loose federation of various states.
Sindh Taraqee Pasand Party (STP)
Sindh Taraqi Pasand Party (STP) has been engaged in progressive nationalist political activism since last two decades, by struggling against despotism, theocratic & fascist terrorism, and socio – economic exploitation of Sindh and Sindhi people. With a membership of more than 125,000 and an organizational coverage in all districts of Sindh, the STP is now poised to play a pivotal role in parliamentary politics; by contesting elections and rendering socio – economic & political services essentially to the poor and middle class people of Sindh and Pakistan. The party has been approved by the Election Commission of Pakistan under the Political Parties Act – 2002 and plans to contest the next General Elections.