Nation remembers Quaid-e-Azam on his 69th Death Anniversary

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11 September 1948, The day we lost the founder of our country. Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah died at seventy-two, just thirteen months after the creation of Pakistan.

Founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam, Mohammad Ali Jinnah is being remembered on his 69th death anniversary across Pakistan. Special arrangements are being made in different areas of the country to remember his services for the independence of Pakistan.

People from various walks of life would visit Mazar-e-Quaid to pay tributes and offer Fateha. The representatives of the three services would lay wreaths at the Mazar on behalf of their respective chiefs.

Karachi Mayor Wasim Akhtar and Deputy Mayor Dr Arshad Vohra would lay a floral wreath at the mausoleum on behalf of the citizens of Karachi.

Biographer of ‘Quaid e Azam’, Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Stanley Wolpert, said that Jinnah remains Pakistan’s greatest leader.

He worked hard for bringing Pakistan on the world map. He was first Pakistan’s Governor-General until his death. His birthday is observed as a national holiday in Pakistan. Jinnah had led from the front and got homeland for Pakistanis.

Jinnah worked to establish the new nation’s government and policies, and to aid the millions of Muslim migrants who had emigrated from the new nation of Indian to Pakistan after independence. He was personally supervising the matters of refuges.

Jinnah died at the age of 71 in 11 September 1948 due to serious illness, just over a year after Pakistan gained independence.

 

Source: Web Desk

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