Chaudhry Rehmat Ali, the Muslim leader who coined the word Pakistan is being remembered on the occasion of his death anniversary today.
Chaudhry Rehmat Ali was born in Hoshiarpur district of eastern Punjab on November 16, 1897.
He proposed the advice first time in 1915 during the inauguration session of Bazm-e-Shibli in Islamia College Lahore.
Ch Rehmat emphasized that northern areas of Hindustan shall change into a Muslin state.
He went to England in 1929 where he published a pamphlet tilted ‘Now or Never’ on January 25, 1933.
In this pamphlet he had presented a notion of separate homeland for Muslims of subcontinent and proposed its name ‘Pakistan’.
However Chaudhry Rehmat Ali’s dream came to true on August 1947.
But, he not satisfied by the geographical location of Pakistan.
In 1933 he founded Pakistan National Movement in England.
Subsequently he obtained a BA Degree in 1933 and MA in 1940 from the University of Cambridge.
In 1943 he visited the Bar middle Temple Inn London.
He came to Pakistan in 1948 but had returned back to England by having hopeless of Muslim League leadership’s behaviour after Quaid-e-Azam death.
He also in England on February 03, 1951 in a hospital of Cambridge, UK in the condition of illness and there laid to rest.
The inventor of Pakistan, aged 53 at the time of his death.