A Visionary leader (Muhammed Ali Jinnah)

(Shaf Ahmed, Karachi)

A Visionary leader (Muhammed Ali Jinnah)

“Think a hundred times before you make a decision, but once that decision is taken, stand by it as one man” – Muhammad Ali Jinnah

It was the dawn of 14 August 1947 when Muslims of undivided India got their freedom from British Raj India. Many Muslims lost their lives in a struggle to find their place in this world to live freely and happily, this would not be possible without a Visionary leader known as Quaid-e-Azam Muhammed Ali Jinnah.

Born on Memorable day 25th December 1876 in Jinnah Poonja’s House in Pakistan’s biggest city Karachi, also received early education from Karachi. Passed his matriculation from Sindh Madrasatul-Islam. Jinnah’s father urged him to study arithmetic to become a good businessman but Jinnah had some other ideas as he wanted to become one of the top lawyers of the Sub-Continent. He moved to London, England to study law. Jinnah was trained as a barrister at Lincoln’s inn. After completion of his studies, he becomes a well-known Lawyer In England, upon returning from abroad Muhammed Ali Jinnah enrolled himself at the Bombay High Court, and started to take interest in National politics on the request of another great leader and greatest poet of the east “DR Muhammed Iqbal” known as “Allama Iqbal”.

Jinnah was a passionate person who believed in Muslims for their prosperity. Jinnah made his entry into politics by attending Congress’s twentieth annual Session in 1904. with the mind of a genius leader with visionary skills he was inspired by Gokhale and wanted to become a Muslim Gokhale, Jinnah quickly started to adapt that Congress is not in a serious mood to fight for the cause of Muslims of India. In 1910 Jinnah’s individuality began to rise in the politics of the country. Jinnah was not thrilled about the notion of separate electorates, which Morley Minto gave to Muslims in 1909. Jinnah's Role in Partition of India- Pakistan Only in 1913, when it was authoritatively convinced that the league was as committed to India's political freedom as the Congress Party, after realizing this Jinnah quit Congress and joined the Muslim League in 1913 after its formation in 1906 and became the president in 1916 after Lucknow session. Jinnah didn’t look back after this he was working day and night for the cause of Muslims.

The Muslim League session presided over by Jinnah, was held in Delhi in March 1929. He collected Muslim perspectives under fourteen items in his address to his delegates, and these fourteen points became Jinnah's 14 points.

Eventually, for the first time in the history of India, some happened. On 23rd march 1940 Pakistan Resolution was passed presented by Molvi AK Fazal-ul-Haq when in Lahore Jinnah called for a separate Muslim State “PAKISTAN” a country where Muslims will hold a majority and live freely and happily. "

It was the day of 11th August 1947 he delivered his famous speech at the first-ever session of Pakistan’s First National Assembly in which he said You are free; you are free to go to your temples, you are free to go to your mosques or to any other place or worship in this State of Pakistan. You may belong to any religion or caste or creed -- that has nothing to do with the business of the State”
Jinnah became quite ill after the continuous hard-working struggle for the Muslims in India. after the long-waited endeavor Finally, Pakistan came into existence on 14th august 1947. It was Jinnah’s visionary leading skills that make Pakistan possible even.

Muhammed Ali Jinnah urged Muslims of Pakistan to work, work & work harder and also encourage students to have a proper education enough to make this country Prosperous and a hub of economic activities and regional connectivity.

On 11th September 1948 he breathed his last, he was laid to rest in his Mausoleum which is known as Mazar-e-Quaid which was constructed on June 2, 1970, to pay a tribute to the Greatest Founder of the Nation. We thank him for giving us a land of pure so we can breathe easily, live freely & happily in our beloved country PAKISTAN. May Allah Bless his Soul and grant him a higher place in Jannah.
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