Pakistan

When a Hindu inaugurated the Constituent Assembly of Pakistan

The inaugural address in the first Constituent Assembly of Pakistan was delivered by a scheduled caste Hindu and not by Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, contrary to the widespread misconception. Here is a summary of proceedings and a complete transcript of the address. The constituent assembly of yet to be born Pakistan met for the first …

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Jinnah quotes on the case for Pakistan

 One-India fallacy  Malignant democracy  Mortal Empire, Immortal League  Aristocratic radicalism  New destinies One-India fallacy ‘…and the so-called one India is only  a means of British domination  and British rule…’ Jinnah, Cairo, December 19, 1946 The one thing which keeps the British in India is the false idea of a United India, as preached by Gandhi. …

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“2017” – revisiting my five-year-old book about the present year

In my book 2017: The Battle for Marghdeen, published five years ago, I wrote that a major turning point would occur in the history of Pakistan in 2017. I wish to thank those friends and readers who have been recalling it in the light of the recent developments in the country. On the suggestion of …

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A parallel between the Indo-Pakistan War of 1965 and the defeat of the Spanish Armada

On the morning of September 6, 1965, the people of Pakistan (including the present-day Bangladesh) learnt that their country was under attack because the Indian forces had crossed the international boundary near Lahore. For the next seventeen days, the media kept informing the nation that heavy losses were being inflicted on the enemy. When the …

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