THE PAKISTAN RESOLUTION

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INTRODUCTION

The twenty seventh session of all India Muslim league was held at a resolution known as Pakistan Resolution at Lahoreon 23rd March 1940 A.D under the president-ship of Quaid-e-Azam. This famous resolution which is also known as Lahore Resolution was moved by theBengal chief minister Maulvi A.K. Fazul Haq. Through this resolution Muslims demanded a separate homeland for themselves. Replaying to Gandhi, Quaid-e-Azam once said:

“Muslims and Hindus are two major nations, and they have their own culture and civilization, therefore they can’t live together by all canons of international law, Muslims are a nation.”

 

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

The Muslims league held its annual session in Lahoreon 21-24th March, 1940. It was a historic meeting as the Muslim of India took a decision which lifts its deep impact on the freedom struggle of the Muslims of the sub-continent.

PARTITION PROPOSALS

Infact the idea of partition ofIndiawas not new. Many different people gave this idea much beforePakistanresolution such as:

 

ABDUL QADIR BILGRAMI

In 1920, he suggested the division of sub continent between the Hindus and Muslims, giving a list of districts which was almost identical to the present boundaries ofEast West Pakistan.

 

GUL MUHAMMAD KHAN

Three years later in 1923 Sardar Chief Muhammad Khan proposed the partition of sub continent by which the Muslims were to get area fromPeshawartoAgra.

 

LALA RAJAT RAI:

In 1934, Lala Rajput Rai, one of the founders of Mahasabha, suggested the partition ofIndiabetween Muslims and Hindus.

ALLAMA IQBAL

Allama Iqbal, delivering his Presidential speech at the annual session of the Muslim league at Allahbad in 1930, said that:

 

“I would like to seePunjab, N.W.F.P, Sindh and Balouchistan amalgamation into a single estate.”

 

CHAUDRY REHMAT ALI

Ch.Rehmat Ali, a student iun the university of Cambridge, England, first consider the word Pakistan in which P stands for Punjab, A for Afghania (N.W.F.P), K for Kashmir, S for Sindh and ‘tan’ for Balouchistan.

 

ACCEPTANCE

ThePakistanresolution was unanimously accpedted by the participants of the Muslim League from all over. There were two major nations in the sub-continent. The Muslims gathered under the dynamic leadership of the Quaid-e-Azam who gave new meaning and shape to their quest for independence.

CONCLUSION

The Lahore Resolution gave new energy and enthusiasm in the Muslims of the sub continent who worked in a down less and useless manner to accomplish their long cherished good ofPakistan. Iqbal once said:

 

“The formation of a consolidated North East Indian Muslim State appears to me to be the final destiny of the Muslims, at leak of North-West India.”

 

 

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