His ancestral roots linked to Rajput Clans of Rajasthan (present-day India). He was involved in an uplift project for the lower caste in Bombay, however this was unsuccessful and he along with a number of people, was dismissed from this project After losing his job in Bombay he returned to Karachi where he performed his services as an engineer, in District Local Board, Karachi.
However, During subsequent four years, differences on policy matters arose with Mr.
G.M. Syed, who was then, the president of Board. Mr. Gazdar resigned. Later, he joined politics.
Mr. Muhammed Hashim Gazdar was among the Legislating members who represented Sindh in the first session of Pakistan"s first Constituent Assembly, convened for the purpose of legislation in Sindh Assembly Building, Karachi on 10 August 1947, four days before Pakistan"s independence and formation was imminent.
Other members were: (1)Mr. Pirzada Abdul Sattar Abdul Rehman.
(2) Mr. Muhammed Ayub Khoro. (3) Mr.
J. Ram das Doulat Ram. His role as a former Pakistani politician is highly acknowledged.
He died in 1966.
During his subsequent political career, he was also elected the Mayor of Karachi for the term from May, 1941 to May, 1942. During his tenure as a member of the Sindh Assembly, he joined also the Ittehad party for some times.
He was elected a member of the Bombay Legislative Council from Sindh constituency in 1934 election. Being one; the most confident for Quaid-e-Azam, he was again elected a member of Legislative Assembly from Sindh. And appointed as the Deputy Speaker of the then Sindh Assembly.