Pak Sarzameen Party

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Pak Sarzameen Party
پاک سر زمین پارٹی
PresidentAnis Kaimkhani
ChairmanSyed Mustafa Kamal
General SecretaryHassan Sabir
Senior Vice ChairmanAshfaq Mangi
FoundersSyed Mustafa Kamal
Anis Kaimkhani
Founded23 March 2016 (2016-03-23)
Dissolved12 January 2023 (2023-01-12)
Split fromMuttahida Qaumi Movement[1]
Merged intoMuttahida Qaumi Movement – Pakistan
HeadquartersPakistan House, PECHS, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi
Student wingPak Sarzameen Students Federation (PSSF)
IdeologyPakistani nationalism[1]
Political positionCentre-left
Colors    Green, Blue, Red
SloganIzzat – Insaf – Ikhtiyar (lit.'Respect – Justice – Authority')
Election symbol
Party flag

Pak Sarzameen Party commonly known as PSP (Urdu: پاک سر زمین پارٹی) was a Pakistani political party founded by Syed Mustafa Kamal and Anis Kaimkhani on 23 March 2016.[1] Ashfaq Mangi, Hassan Sabir, Iftikhar Alam and Shabbir Qaimkhani were senior members of the party. It merged into Muttahida Qaumi Movement – Pakistan on 12 January 2023.[2]

The party headquarters were Pakistan House which is in Karachi.


Return of Syed Mustafa Kamal and Anis Kaimkhani[edit]

Syed Mustafa Kamal, former chairman of PSP

On 3 March 2016, Syed Mustafa Kamal and Anis Kaimkhani returned to Karachi to conduct a press conference. He announced his new political party without revealing the new name of the party.[3] Then on 23 March 2016, Syed Mustafa Kamal and Anis Kaimkhani conducted a press conference in Clifton, Karachi. Three names were suggested, "Pak Sarzameen Party", "Pakistan Qaumi Party" and "Pakistan Qaumi Movement" and Pak Sarzameen Party was chosen.[4]

Later on the party was joined by former MQM members and many other MNA's and MPA's.[5][6] MQM accused the party for working under the patronage of Sindh Rangers in order to threaten MQM workers to join PSP or face arrest.[7][8][9]

PSP's founder and chairman Mustafa Kamal has stated that he has recovered MQM's missing persons but MQM alleges that those missing persons were arrested by paramilitary forces of Sindh Rangers.[10]

The PSP president Anis Kaimkhani was arrested by Law enforcement in connection to Baldia Factory fire case.[11] He was later on released on bail.


The Party had a published constitution. Their slogan was Izzat – Insaf – Ikhtiyar (Respect – Justice – Authority).

Electoral history[edit]

Election Votes Seats +/– Source
2018 126,128
0 / 342
Steady ECP

2018 Elections[edit]

PSP participated in the 2018 Pakistan general elections. However they failed to achieve a seat in the National Assembly as well as in the Provincial Assembly's of Pakistan.

In an interview, Mustafa Kamal told that the elections were not fair and told the whole process of the elections.

PSP Office Attack[edit]

The PSP Office Attack was on 24 December 2018. Two PSP workers were killed and many people got injured.[12] The Rescue teams came to the PSP Office and took them to the hospital. The injured were said to be in negative and critical condition.[13] After the attack Ali Raza Abidi died and Syed Mustafa Kamal said that PSP Office attack and Ali Raza Abidi attack were linked together. The biggest suspect was Altaf Hussain, who has been accused of terrorism many times.[14]

Merger with MQM[edit]

On January 12 2023, Mustafa Kamal the founder of PSP announced that his party would merge with MQM-P ahead of the 2023 local government elections of Sindh.[15][16]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d "Pak Sarzameen Party". Dawn (newspaper). 19 July 2018. Retrieved 5 December 2021.
  2. ^ "MQM factions reunite ahead of local govt elections in Karachi, Hyderabad". Dawn (newspaper). 12 January 2023. Retrieved 12 January 2023.
  3. ^ Ali, Rabia (3 March 2016). "Mustafa Kamal launches political party after no-holds-barred tirade against Altaf Hussain". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 23 March 2016.
  4. ^ "Mustafa Kamal's 'Pak Sarzameen Party' launched". Pakistan Today. Retrieved 23 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Another MQM-P member joins Kamal's PSP | Pakistan Today". Retrieved 25 December 2020.
  6. ^ "Former MQM-Pakistan member joins PSP". The Express Tribune. 8 December 2017. Retrieved 25 December 2020.
  7. ^ "MQM protest over 'threats' to change workers' loyalties". DAWN.COM. 24 April 2016. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  8. ^ "'Crackdown' on MQM-L workers continues". The Nation. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
  9. ^ "MQM factions causing uncertainty". The Nation. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  10. ^ "Over 125 missing MQM workers recovered; join PSP | SAMAA TV". Samaa TV. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  11. ^ "Non-bailable arrest warrant issued for Anees Qaimkhani | SAMAA TV". Samaa TV. Retrieved 2 January 2017.
  12. ^ Ali, Imtiaz (24 December 2018). "2 PSP workers shot dead in attack on party office in Karachi's Nazimabad". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  13. ^ "Two PSP workers killed in Rizvia Society attack". Retrieved 22 January 2019.
  14. ^ "Mustafa Kamal accuses MQM-London of killing two workers in PSP office attack". Daily Times. 25 December 2018. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  15. ^ (12 January 2023). "MQM factions reunite ahead of local govt elections in Karachi, Hyderabad". DAWN.COM. Retrieved 12 January 2023.
  16. ^ "Farooq Sattar, Mustafa Kamal join ranks of MQM-P in bid to reinvigorate party". The Nation. 12 January 2023. Retrieved 12 January 2023.

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