The decade when Pakistan came into being was probably the toughest decade. It was the time when thousands of people were trying to relocate and fighting to survive and thrive in a new home they named Pakistan.
Let’s remember those that have gone before us and what they gave so that we can stand free and proud today.
Here’s a look at Pakistan during the 1940s.
1. Chronology of important events that took place during the 1940s
2. All Muslim League, March 1940. Quaid Quoted “Mussalmans are a nation according to any definition of nation. We wish our people to develop to the fullest, spiritual, cultural, economic,…”
3. The man who fought for it all, Quaid-e-Azam of Pakistan, Muhammed Ali Jinnah
4. Quaid speaking to the Muslim people of India – March 23rd – Lahore Resolution
5. Quit India Movement/August Movement/Bharat Chhodo Andolan – initiated by Gandhi to get the British to leave India
6. Simla Conference 1945 – Quaid and Pandit Govind Ballabh
7. Quaid trying to unite the Muslim community under the banner of AML in 1946 during the provincial and general elections
8. Ayub Khan waiting to cast his vote during the 1946 elections.
9. Cabinet Mission Plan 1946 – the transference of power from the British rule to India and the newly formed Pakistan.
10. Freedom Movement people immigrating to Pakistan. Youth carrying the elderly.
11. Train spilling with Muslim passengers destined for the land of Freedom Pakistan.
12. The Mountbattens come to Karachi to witness the birth of Pakistan – 14 August 1947
13. The new map of South Asia in 1947 – The Birth of East and West Pakistan
14. The First Cabinet of Pakistan 1947.
15. A sad day in history – Death of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammed Ali Jinnah, September 11, 1948
16. Liaquat Ali Khan stepped in after Jinnah’s death – large shoes to fill
The 1940’s – what a decade for Pakistan. It was the decade our country came into existence and the face of the world was changed a decade that lost an amazing man, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. There’s more so don’t wander off too far as we go through the next few decades of Pakistan.