Karachi (September 11, 2017): The nation is observing 69th death anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, who turned the dreams of the Muslims of the subcontinent into reality by the grace of Allah, his utmost wisdom, leadership and courage.
Quaid-e-Azam was born on December 25, 1876 in Karachi. He received his early education in Karachi and then left for London to get higher education, where Jinnah received law degree in 1896.Jinnah returned homeland and started law practice. He was elected legislator in 1909.
Quaid initiated his political carrier by joining Congress.
Jinnah quit congress as he recognized the evil designs of Hindu extremists. He joined Muslim League in 1906.Jinnah presented 14-points in response to Nehru Report in 1919. He proposed reform plan to safeguard the rights of the Muslims in the report.He represented the Muslims of India in the round table conferences held in London.Jinnah elected as President of All India Muslim league in 1937 and held the post until the creation of Pakistan.
Jinnah chaired a historical meeting in 1940, where ‘Pakistan Resolution’ was presented by Maulvi A.K. Fazlul Huq, in which a separate country was demanded for the Muslims of India.
A new Muslim country, ‘Pakistan’ appeared on the map of the World on August 14, 1947 due to his perpetual efforts.
Jinnah became the first Governor General of Pakistan. He passed away on September 11, 1948 69 years ago today.