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About Khurram Shafique

Khurram Ali Shafique is the author of several books on Iqbal, including “Iqbal: an Illustrated Biography”, for which he received Presidential Iqbal Award, and the recently published “Iqbal: His Life and Our Times”. He has vast experience as an educationist. He is the founder of Marghdeen Learning Centre, the pioneer of online courses in Iqbal Studies, conducted since May 2011.

Ghosts from the past

November 6th, 2017|

The more I study the primary sources of the Pakistan movement, the more I feel that the history of the British period has seldom been written from the perspective of All-India Muslim League (which I dare call the Muslim point of view). Of course, there are a few exceptions such as Pakistan Naguzeer Thha by Syed Hasan […]

Was Jinnah the sole spokesman?

September 11th, 2017|

Jinnah never claimed to be the sole spokesperson of his nation. His lifelong stance was that the sole representative of the Muslim nation was All-India Muslim League (and later its off-shoot in the new state). In April 1946, he also took the pledge of loyalty to the League just like ordinary Muslims.

The idea that he […]

The knighthood of Iqbal: contemporary perspectives

August 27th, 2017|

One of the objections raised against Iqbal by his detractors even today is that he accepted knighthood from the British government in 1923. While researching for Iqbal: Daur-i-Urooj, I was surprised to see that almost everything that can be said for or against the subject had already been said within weeks of the knighthood. I […]

The English Works of Raja Rammohun Roy

August 21st, 2017|

Edited by Jogendra Chunder Ghose. Published by Srikanta Roy, Calcutta, 1901

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Volume I
Volume II

Saleena Karim’s review of The Republic of Rumi: a Novel of Reality

August 20th, 2017|

By Saleena Karim, scholar of Jinnah Studies, published at Goodreads, February 1, 2012

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Some Recent Speeches and Writings of Mr. Jinnah

August 20th, 2017|

Edited by Jamil-ud-Din Ahmad and published by Sh. Muhammad Ashraf, Lahore, 1942. A selection of speeches, writings and statements of Jinnah from 1935 to 1942.

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