When Bhutto was ousted and martial law was imposed by General Zia, leader of Jeay Sindh Students Federation, Qamar Bhatti, wrote a letter of congratulation to General Zia.
The educational institutes of the interior of Sindh were under the control of Jeay Sindh Students Federation (JSSF).
The participants included workers of the Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM) and its Aresar and Kernani groups, Sindh Taraqqi-pasand Party (STP), Sindhi Adabi Sangat (SAS), Jeay Sindh Students Federation
(JSSF), and groups of the Quaid-i-Awam University students and other civil society activists.
Dispelling the impression that the party was a product of 'agencies', he said it had a long history of struggle that was started in 1981, when he had joined the Jeay Sindh Students Federation
. He reminded the audience that he had dissociated himself from [Jeay Sindh Tehreek founder] G.M.