Qaid-e-Azam is a happy star of the history of Pakistan and my beloved personality. He is our national hero and the founder of Pakistan (the center of Islam). His name is Muhammad Ali Jinnah, his father name was Poonjah Jinnah and mother name was Mithibai Jinnah. He was born in Karachi on 25th December 1876 in a middle class family. His father was a merchant.
After his matriculation, he was sent to England for high education. He was a keen/ upright student and was interested in legal matters. Therefore, he got himself admitted in Law department. He studied law deeply and obtained law degree in distinguished grade. He qualified from the Lincoln’s Inn as a brilliant Lawyer and returned to India. Jinnah began his practice in Bombay when he was twenty years old. Quaid Azam was the only Muslim barrister in Bombay. He adopted English language for his profession throughout his life because he was influent in English language. He was a successful lawyer of India. Once, Advocate General of Bombay invited him to work from his chamber but he refused to do so. It was the peak of his popularity.
Political Career of Quaid-e-Azam
On his return to India, he joined the Indian National Congress in 1906. He was the supporter of the Hindu-Muslim unity in India. However, he become disappointed from the narrow vision of some Hindu leaders. When he came to know that narrow vision Hindu leaders are not sincere to Muslim. He left Indian National Congress and decided to join the Muslim League. Quaid joined Al India Muslim League in 1913. He worked hard for Muslim League and inspired the Muslims of India with his glorious vision, sincerity and dedication. He worked real hard for a separate homeland for the Muslims.
The Hindus, the British and a section of Muslims created problems for him. They tried to hostile him but he handled the problems wisely. His aim was high and soared like an eagle. He organized the party on two nation theory. The Muslims rallied round him and provide their support to Quaid-e-Azam. In this way, the hostile forces had to beat a retreat.
Founder of Pakistan
Quaid-e-Azam realized the world that Hindu and Muslims are two nation. Their religion and customs are different from each other. 14 August 1947, was the day of his triumph and victory. The new Muslim country Pakistan appeared on the map of the world with the struggle of Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
First Governor General
He look oath of office as the first Governor General of Pakistan, the new country.
Illness and Death
Muhammad Ali Jinnah was the Quaid-e-Azam in the sense of the word. Jinnah suffered from tuberculosis from 1930s. Only his sister and few close associates were aware of his illness. His sister realized that the weather of Karachi is not good for his health. Therefore, she took him to Quetta, Baluchistan in June 1948. His health had been breaking down under heavy pressure of national building work. He died on 11 September 1948. He was buried at Karachi.