Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was a great leader and founder of Pakistan. He was born in Karachi on 25th of December 1876.
His father’s name was Jinnah Poonjah and his mother’s name was Mithibai. He was educated at the Sindh Madrasah and the Christian Mission school.
He passed Bar examinations from the Lincoln’s Inn in London. At first he started off his career as a Lawyer, but eventually stepped into politics, becoming a leader of the Indian National Congress.
Quaid-e-Azam devoted his entire life for political struggle for the Muslims of the subcontinent.
He was well aware of the facts that Muslim of subcontinent needed a secure land of their own.
He pushed this idea with his great patriotic spirit.
With his great courageous soul, iron resolution and infinite determination he united the Muslims and achieved an independent state of Pakistan in 1947. His patriotism was of the highest order.
During the freedom movement, he worked hard to create the separate homeland for Muslims of subcontinent and he never gave up in difficult times, despite facing criticism and hostility.
He spoke eloquently about the people’s rights of self-determination. He was a man with vision and great courage and he succeeded despite all odds.
For his courageous and successful efforts for Muslims of subcontinent, they gave him the title of Quaid-e-Azam which means “The Great Leader”.
The government of Pakistan has declared 25th December as a public holiday in his memory which is celebrated as Quaid-e-Azam day all over Pakistan.
His birthday is celebrated with great enthusiasm and honor in Pakistan and other Muslim countries.