Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah

English Essay on "Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah"

Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was born in Karachi on the 25th December, 1876. His father, Jinnah Poonah, was a big merchant of Karachi. Mr. Poonjah wanted to give good education to his son and kept him away from business.

Mr. Mohammad Ali Jinnah received his early education in Karachi and Bombay. He passed his Entrance Examination in 1891. In his school days lie was very painstaking in his studies. He observed the rules of discipline. He was also very punctual in attendance. All these pointed to his future greatness. For his good qualities, he was very much loved by his teachers and fellow-students.

His father’s friend, Mr. Federick Croft, discovered signs of a great man in him. He advised his father to send him to England for higher studies. Accordingly Mr. Jinnah left for England in 1892.

Mr. Jinnah stayed in England for four years. He, here studied the ways of the English people. He was very much impressed to find that all of them, rich or poor, loved their motherland. There he came under the influence of a patriotic Pakistani. Dadabhoy Nooroji.

After having successfully finished his education. Mr. Jinnah returned to India in 1896. At that time his father’s business was not running well. So to earn money for the family, he started practice in Karachi. But he could not do well. He left Karachi and went to Bombay to try his luck there. Here, too his practice was dull for three years. At last, he accepted the service as Third Presidency Magistrate of Bombay. But he was confident that he would do well as a lawyer. So he gave up the service after some time and joined the bar. This time-fortune smiled on him. Within a short time he was recognised as a distinguished lawyer. His fame spread far and wide.

In 1905, Mr. Jinnah came in close contact with Gopal Krishna Gokhale. Mr. Gokhale was then the president of the Indian National Congress. Soon he became its most important leader. He was called the Ambassador of Hindu Muslim Unity. But he was disillusioned in 1930. For he then realised that the only object of the Congress was to establish Hindu’ rule in India. He, therefore, separated himself from the Congress. He devoted himself in organising the Muslims. His leadership kindled a new imagination among the frustrated Muslims. He created political consciousness among the Muslims of India. It was due to his guidance and leadership the Muslims regained their confidence. Each and every Muslim responded to his clarion call. And they with one voice demanded a separate homeland for them.

In 1940 the famous Pakistan Resolution was adopted, The struggle for Pakistan is a story of a continuous struggle against, a host of obstacles and it Was his guidance and leadership which provided us a but work of strength at these difficult times.

The creation of Pakistan was due to the untiring labour and of Quaid-i-Azam. He won Pakistan by his irrefutable arguments. He is called the “Father of the Nation”. For like a father, he acquired a homeland for us.

Though in shattered health, he had to accept the first Governor Generalship of Pakistan. He died in harness on the 11th September, 1948.

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