Fatima Jinnah (Urdu: فاطمہ جناح; 31 July 1893 – 9 July 1967), widely known as Māder-e Millat ("Mother of the Nation"), was a Pakistani politician, dental surgeon and one of the leading founders of Pakistan.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah was a lawyer, politician, and the founder of Pakistan. Jinnah served as the leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan's independence on 14 August 1947, and then as Pakistan's first Governor-General until his death.
The perceived neglect of Muslim interests by Congress led British provincial governments during the period of 1937–39 convinced Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan to espouse the two-nation theory and led the Muslim League to adopt the Lahore Resolution of 1940 presented by Sher-e-Bangla A.K.
Fatima Jinnah was the youngest of eight brothers and sisters born to Jinnah's father Poonja Jinnah, a comfortable merchant of Karachi. In appearance Fatima Fatima resembled Mohammad Ali Jinnah, her eldest brother. 1 In 1902, she was sent to the Bandara convent where she remained in the hostels as her parents had died.
He was of a Gujarati Khoja Nizari Isma'ili Shi'a Muslim background, though Jinnah later followed the Twelver Shi'a teachings. After his death, his relatives and other witnesses claimed that he had converted in later life to the Sunni sect of Islam.
Officially, the nation was founded as the Dominion of Pakistan in 1947, and was renamed as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in 1957.
Pakistan is celebrating its 73rd Independence Day on August 14 with big celebrations across the country.
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
A designer named Amiruddin Kidwai studied the League's flag, as he tried to design a flag for a new, independent nation. Finally he arrived at a design, and he presented it to the men who would run the new Pakistan government. The Pakistan government adopted his design on August 11, 1947.
India celebrates the 152nd birth anniversary of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, fondly known as the 'Father of the Nation'. Gandhi with his non-violence policy and Swadeshi movement led India towards its freedom from Britishers.
However, Ambedkar, the fourth man of the triangle, is the real father of the Republic of India, if a single person deserves credit. He led the drafting of a constitution whose preamble promised a future for all Indians, irrespective of their origins. Think of him as a male nanny who civilised a spoilt child.
This was probably the first time, the word Pakistan was used in the subcontinent. Choudhry Rahmat Ali is said to be suggested the name of the independent Muslim state Pakistan in 1933, 5 years after the name was adopted by Ghulam Hasan Shah Kazmi for his newspaper.
A legend based on oral traditions holds that Lahore, known in ancient times as Nokhar (City of Lava in Sanskrit), was founded by Prince Lava, the son of Goddess Sita and Lord Rama; Kasur was founded by his twin brother Prince Kusha.
Iran was the first country to recognize Pakistan after independence.
" 'Pakistan' is both a Persian and an Urdu word. It is composed of letters taken from the names of all our homelands- 'Indian' and 'Asian', that is Punjab, Afghania (North- West Frontier Province), Kashmir, Iran, Sindh (including Kachch and Kathiawar), Tukharistan, Afghanistan and BaluchistaN.
India: 2500 BC. Vietnam: 4000 Years Old.
Pakistan is among the poorest nations in the world.
Names. The ancient names of Karachi included: Krokola, Barbarikon, Nawa Nar, Rambagh, Kurruck, Karak Bander, Auranga Bandar, Minnagara, Kalachi, Morontobara, Kalachi-jo-Goth, Banbhore, Debal, Barbarice and Kurrachee.
The current terrorism situation in Pakistan
Aside from a few areas, listed below, traveling in Pakistan is no more dangerous than traveling in neighboring India, and for women, Pakistan is actually safer than India.
Results and aftermath. The election results came in favour of the incumbent President Ayub Khan, who, despite losing the popular vote, won 62.43% of the Electoral vote, thanks to faithless electors. Fatima Jinnah won 35.86% of the electoral college votes.
There have been thirteen presidents of Pakistan since the introduction of the post in 1956. The office was established when Pakistan was declared as a republic with the adoption of the 1956 constitution, and Iskander Mirza became the first president of the country.
The Pakistan government on Friday declared sugarcane juice as the "national drink" of the country.