Muhammad Ali Jinnah was
born at Karachi on December 25, 1876.The founder of
Pakistan and the father of the Nation, Quaid-e-Azam
Mohammad Ali Jinnah, was one of the greatest statesmen
and certainly the most outstanding leader of the Muslims
in the subcontinent.
He was admitted to bar
in England and then he returned to India and became
an active supporter of The Indian National Congress.
In 1913, he joined the Muslim League. In 1916, he was
elected the president of the Muslim League, he was re-elected
to this post again in 1920. He played an important role
in bringing about the Lucknow Pact of 1916. In the Lucknow
Pact, the Congress agreed to ensure a separate electorate
for the muslim community. He resigned from the Congress
in 1930 and channelised all his efforts towards the
ends of the Muslim League.
from England in 1934, and galvanised the Muslim League
into a most dynamic organisation. "We are a nation"
he asserted, "with our own distinctive culture
and civilisation, language and literature, art and architecture,
names and nomenclature, sense of value and proportion,
legal laws and moral codes, customs and calendar, history
and tradition, aptitude and ambitions; in short, we
have our own distinctive outlook on life and of life.
By all canons of international law we are a nation".
He headed the Muslim
League and struggled until the creation of the Independent
Pakistan. He was appointed the first Governor general
Famous Quaid-e-Azam Sayings
Muslims believe in one Allah, one Prophet (peace
be upon him) and one Quran. So it is also essential
for us to be one nation because strength lies
in unity. Pakistan will break into pieces if we
consider ourselves as Punjabis, Sindhis, etc.
first and then Muslims and Pakistanis. We all
are now Pakistanis, not Balochis, not Pathans,
not Sindhis, not Punjabis."
we feel or do should be only as Pakistanis. Everybody
should love his village, his town and his city
and should work hard for its development. However,
it is more important to love our country than
our city or town. We should work much harder for
the sake of our country."