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Muhajir Camp is one of the neighbourhoods of Baldia Townmarker in Karachimarker, Sindhmarker, Pakistanmarker.

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There are several ethnic groups in Muhajir Camp including Muhajirs, Punjabis, Sindhis, Kashmiris, Seraikis, Pakhtuns, Balochis, Memons, Bohras, Ismailis, etc. Over 99% of the population is Muslim. The population of Nazimabad is estimated to be nearly one million.

There are several ethnic groups in Baldia Town but In early '50s there was no population in this area except few Crafts man (Kumhar) etc., at Muhajir Camp Number 2. The Muslim Gujarati speaking communities migrated from Junagardh State to Karachi after 1947 they start to live in this area. In early '50s government build few houses called "Quarters" at Muhajir Number 3. After few years during 1950 to 1960 the first community who made Baldia Town their headquarters in Pakistan is Veraval Turk Jamaat (Largest Community migrated from India, Veraval) later on Patni Muslim Jamat, Sipahi Jamat, Porbandar Jamat and others joined Muhajir Camp time to time. Bakhol family is also joined Muhajir Camp in early days but due to security problems they joined Veraval Turk Jamaat. Although there are a few Doctors, Engineers and Teachers produced by Bakhol Family but they all left Muhajir Camp.

In 1950s, Veraval Turk Jamaat established a Jama Masjid in the heart of Muhajir Camp which is the one of the first Masjid of this area. They also established a Turk Market adjacent to the Masjid which is one of the biggest market in Baldia Town. Head Quarter of Veraval Turk Jamaat is also in Muhajir Camp. Turk Jamaat is selfmade community and they had their own hospitals, schools, community Centers and Madrasahs, etc. They also have a prominent contribution for the development of Muhajir Camp. Turks have also played a vital role in Pakistan Cricket. Muhammad Farooq a former test cricketer played International Cricket from Pakistan Cricket team.

Patni Jamaat is also a big community in Muhajir Camp, they live in this area along with Turk Jamaat. They are also selfmade community and have their own Hospital, School and Community Center. Patni Hospital is a big private hospital in the area.

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