Quaid e Azam Essay
Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah” was born in Karachi on December 25, 1876. His father Poonja Jinnah, was a famous merchant of Rajkot. Muhammad Ali was brought up with great affection and love. He received his early education in Karachi. At first, he was admitted to Sind Madrasa High School.
He was a very promising and intelligent boy. He was sent to England for higher education. There he joined the institution of Lincoln’s Inn. The names of the famous law-givers of the world were written on its main gate. The name of the Holy Prophet was written at the top. So he joined that Inn. After attaining the degree of Bar-at-Law, he came back to Karachi.
He began his practice as a lawyer in Bombay. He was recognized as a prominent lawyer in a short time. He became a member of the Indian National Congress. He was a great supporter of Hindu-Muslim unity. He served Congress for many years. The Jinnah Hall in Bombay still reminds us of his great services in this respect. The attitude of the Hindus discouraged him.
He left Congress and joined the Muslim League. He made the Muslim League the most powerful political party of the Muslims. He fought for the rights of the Muslims. So he was called the Quaid-e-Azam. He tried his best to bring the Indian Muslims together. He asked them to unite and fight against the British rulers. So he became permanent joint president of the Muslim League.
In 1940, he presented the demand to divide India into two countries, India and Pakistan. It is known as Pakistan Resolution. He worked for the independence of the Indian Muslims. He faced the opposition of the Hindus and the English bravely. As a result of his endless efforts, Pakistan came into being on August 14, 1947. He was appointed the first Governor-General of Pakistan.
He worked day and night for building up this largest Muslim state. His health broke- down. He met his maker on September 11, 1948. The whole nation mourned his death. His tomb has been built in Karachi. He was the most popular Muslim leader of his time. He lives in our hearts. We should act upon his motto “Faith Discipline, and Unity .” May his soul rest in peace! (Ameen)