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Jinnah

Mohammed Ali 1876--1948, Indian Muslim statesman. He campaigned for the partition of India into separate Hindu and Muslim states, becoming first governor general of Pakistan (1947--48)
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Permission is granted this time, but let us find out the availability of such facilities at Jinnah hospital for next time, the court order said, adding that if the facility was unavailable in Pakistan, arrangements for it should be made.
Jinnah agreed but Jawaharlal Nehru, Maulana Azad and Sardar Patel did not agree.
Recalling his argument he once had with Indian politician Jaswant Singh over his book in which he (Jaswant Singh) stated that the partition could never have occurred if Nehru and Gandhi hadn't agreed over it, Mr Haider said: 'I told him that all Muslims were behind Jinnah and Pakistan would come into being, even if they (Nehru and Gandhi) hadn't agreed over partition.
Jinnah and Ruttie were an eye-turning couple: even though, unfortunately, we have blotted them out entirely from our national narrative and collective memory.
The author studied Fatima Jinnah and about her influence on Pakistan, her role in the political scene up till her standing against Field Marshal Ayub Khan in 1965elections.
After Ratti Jinnah's death on 28 February 1929, Fatimah Jinnah who took over Jinnah's household also took care of Dina.
In this direction, first instance was witnessed after when the All India Muslim League was able to organize biggest Muslim Conference at Lucknow on October 15-17, 1937 in which not only the Muslim League leaders but the Chief Ministers of all the majority Muslim provinces of the Punjab, Bengal, Assam, Sindh also participated and entered into contract with Jinnah that from henceforth the whole of Muslim India would be one against the coming Hindu Raj.
Sikandar Hayat, in an updated and revised edition of his book, The Charismatic Leader: Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and the Creation of Pakistan (Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2014) challenges these explanations and interpretations and draws attention towards the centrality of Jinnah as 'the Charismatic Leader', who with a commitment of purpose, integrity, dedication and unflinching support from his followers, at the most critical juncture in the history of Indian Muslims offered the 'formula of a separate state' that led to the creation of Pakistan.
In his view, this is the place from where the 'conspiracy' of Partition was hatched and Jinnah House is a symbol of that Partition.
MIANWALI -- The police found three more gunny bag packed unidentified bodies from Jinnah Barrage here on Monday.
If Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was the commander of the Muslims of South Asia during their struggle for freedom, Liaquat Ali Khan played the important role of his most trusted lieutenant.
MUHAMMAD Ali Jinnah eloped with a girl 20 years younger to him .