History of Sub-continent

Jinnah: India, Partition, Independence

Jinnah: India, Partition, Independence

Jinnah: India, Partition, Independence by Jaswant Singh Jinnah and the partition of India, 1947. The role of Gandhi, Nehru and Jinnah in independence of India. How the partition of India took place and who was responsible for it. How did All India Muslim League beat Congress in Muslim constituencies to get an independent and sovereign country by dividing India into 2 parts? It seems that no Indian or Pakistani politician or the Member of Parliament has ever tried before to venture an analytical, political biography of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Surely the views necessarily get divided as being either Hagiographical…
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GILGIT: The Northern Gate of India by F.M. Hassnain

GILGIT: The Northern Gate of India by F.M. Hassnain

Publication: Gilgit The Northern Gate of India Author: Fida Muhammad Husnain Year of Publication: 1978 Published by: S.K. Ghai, Managing Director, Sterling Publishers Pvt Ltd.AB/9 Safdarjang Enclave, New Delhi As Lord Curzon, the then British Viceroy of India described, "Gilgit is one of the northern gates of India, through which a would-be invader must advance, if he advances at all.” Important Topics of Book: The unique geographical position of Gilgit as a Northern Gate of India in British era. The importance of northern areas as a strategic region which was a meeting ground of close neighbors like China, Russia, Afghanistan…
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Presidential address by Quaid e Azam in March 1940 on Lahore Resolution

Presidential address by Quaid e Azam in March 1940 on Lahore Resolution

The Pakistan Resolution on 23rd March 1940 in Lahore and The Presidential address by Quaid-e-Azam The Presidential address by Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was delivered on 22nd March 1940, on the occasion of the famous Lahore resolution, which is also known as the Pakistan Resolution. The 27th Annual Meeting of the All India Muslim League began at 2:30 pm in March 1940 at Manto Park, Lahore. Only three days before this meeting on March 19, police had opened fire on a gathering of Khaksars and martyred several workers of this organization. The atmosphere in Lahore was mournful, and…
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CABINET MISSION PLAN 1946 AND PARLIAMENTARY STATEMENT

CABINET MISSION PLAN 1946 AND PARLIAMENTARY STATEMENT

PARLIAMENTARY STATEMENT BY THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DOMINION AFFAIRS VISCOUNT ADDISON HOUSE OF LORDS DEBATE 16 May 1946 vol 141 cc271-87271 In the federal and provincial elections conducted in 1945-1946 for the Indian Parliament, The All India Muslim League had emerged triumphantly as the sole representative of Muslim population in British India. The various round of political talks between the Congress and Muslim League for completed transfer of constitutional power with mutual understanding had resulted in failure. In this grave situation, the British government led by Prime Minister Attlee decided to constitute a parliamentary committee to adequately resolve this…
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