Pakistani nation is celebrating the birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, here on Wednesday.
The 143th Birth anniversary of Quaid-e-Azam is being celebrated with renewed commitment to work hard for progress and prosperity of the country.
The day is being marked as public holiday and exclusive seminars and gatherings will be organized in all government institutions.
The leader will be honored by gun salute in the federal capital and provincial capitals, a change of guard ceremony will also be held at Mazar-e-Quaid.
The day will dawn with Qur’an Khawani at the Quaid’s mausoleum in Karachi
BOL News will broadcast special programs, discussions, interviews and reports to highlight different phases of independence struggle and the leadership role of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah was born on the second floor of Wazir Mansion on December 25, 1876 in Karachi, now known as Quaid-e-Azam birth place Museum
At the time of his birth, Jinnah’s official name was Mahomedali Jinnahbhai.
The eldest of his parents’ seven children. His father, Jinnahbhai Poonja, was a merchant and exporter of cotton, wool, grain and range of other goods
As a whole, the family belonged to the Khoja Muslim sect.
When Muhammad Ali Jinnah was 6 years old, his father placed him in the Sindh Madrasatul-Islam School.
At his mother’s urging, the 15-year-old Jinnah entered into an arranged marriage with his 14-year-old bride, Emibai, in February 1892. In 1893, he left for London.
During a 1940 meeting of the Muslim League at Lahore, Jinnah proposed the partition of India and the creation of Pakistan.
The independent state of Pakistan that Jinnah had envisioned came to be on August 14, 1947.
On September 11, 1948, just a little over a year after he became governor-general, Jinnah died of tuberculosis near Karachi, Pakistan—the place where he was born.