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Reflections on Jinnah - Part 11

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‘Jinnah’s life-long struggle for the resolution of India’s constitutional question bore fruit in the form of a new state being carved out in the subcontinent. 254 more words


Was Jinnah the sole spokesman?

By Khurram Ali Shafique

Jinnah never claimed to be the sole spokesman of his nation. His lifelong stance was that the sole representative of the Muslim nation was All-India Muslim League (and later its off-shoot in the new state). 373 more words


Jinnah (Pakistan-UK 1998)

I’m posting this as part of the current focus on Indian Partition in August 1947.

Sometime in the early 1980s I remember watching an extraordinary film, … 1,496 more words

Politics On Film

Reflections on Jinnah - Part 10

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‘The Partition Plan was announced on the 3rd of June 1947, which entailed the division of British India into two separate dominions. 436 more words


Opinion: The anniversary of hatred

India and Pakistan became independent from British rule in 1947, yet they are still belligerent neighbors locked in territorial disputes and deep mistrust. The scar of partition remains unhealed, says DW’s Shamil Shams. 1,293 more words

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Reflections on Jinnah - Part 9

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‘Coinciding with the years of WWII, Jinnah would embark on the arduous task of reorganizing the Muslim League which was by then gaining prominence in India due to its lobbying in the interests of the Muslims. 324 more words


Grand Trailer launch of Gurinder Chadha's Partition: 1947

Gurinder Chadha along with Huma Qureshi were present at the trailer launch of their upcoming movie Partition: 1947. Gurinder who is best known for directing Bend It Like Beckham and Bride and Prejudice, has directed this movie. 101 more words