Mr. Syed Hashmat Ali

Asst. Professor of English (1979-1996)

Mr. Syed Hashmat Ali - 2011

By Kazi Zulkader Siddiqui, 671/Latif

 

Mr. Syed Hashmat Ali joined Cadet College Petaro in 1979 as Lecturer of English and retired in 1996 as Assistant Professor.

He was born in Rajasthan, India in 1936 and migrated to Pakistan with his family shortly after independence. He got married to (late) Mrs. Zubaida Begum. They have four sons - Haqeeqat Ali, Hidayat Ali, Hikmat Ali (kit no. 74120/Jinnah), and Haider Ali (kit no. 7792/Liaquat).

Mr. Hashmat completed his M.A. in English. He was always a very good sportsman throughout his life, and was coach of athletics and hockey at Petaro.

He was also House Master of Jinnah House from 1991-1992.

After leaving Petaro, Mr. Hashmat settled down in Karachi. He has been coaching students privately and leads a simple life. His main aim in life is to be close to his Creator, and never misses an opportunity to go to the Holy Land as frequently as possible.