60 Facts About Jinnah

1. Jinnah was the daughter of Jinnah's personal friend sir Dinshaw Petit.

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2. Jinnah was elected President of All India Postal Staff Union in 1925 whose membership was 70,000.

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3. Jinnah was the second child; he had three brothers and three sisters, including his younger sister Fatima Jinnah.

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4. At the time of their marriage, Jinnah was only 16 and Emibai was 14.

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5. In the last years she was anxious that Jinnah was burning himself out in the pursuit of Pakistan.

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6. In 1939, now in his early sixties, Jinnah made his last will, appointing his sister Fatima, his political lieutenant Liaquat Ali Khan and his solicitor as joint executors and trustees of his estate.

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7. In the early 1930s Jinnah lived in a large house in Hampstead, London, had an English chauffeur who drove his Bentley and an English staff to serve him.

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8. In 1929, while Jinnah was vainly attempting to make sense of the uncertain political landscape, Ruttie died.

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9. Jinnah was an active and successful member of the Indian Congress from the start and had resisted joining the Muslim League until 1913, seven years after its foundation.

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10. Muhammad Ali Jinnah is highly significant figure in the story of Pakistan.

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11. For the first time it was revealed that Jinnah had been suffering from TB.

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12. In the course of this discussion Mr Jinnah had hinted that Pakistan would join the British Commonwealth as a Dominion.

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13. Jinnah was surprised to find himself ranked along with Gandhiji.

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14. The British admitted that Jinnah had neither power nor organization.

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15. The British were shocked when even Jinnah declared his support for joint electorates.

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16. In 1929, Jinnah presented his famous Fourteen Points in response to the Nehru Report.

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17. Until the publication of Nehru Report, Jinnah continued his efforts for Hindu-Muslim unity.

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18. Muhammad Ali Jinnah started his political career in 1906 when he attended the Calcutta session of the All India National Congress in the capacity of Private Secretary to the President of the Congress.

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19. Muhammad Ali Jinnah was born in Karachi on December 25, 1876.

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20. Muhammad Ali Jinnah was born on 25 December 1876 in Karachi into a Kasana family of Ismaili Shia Islam.

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21. Jinnah was at the time in London, aging and suffering from a lung ailment.

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22. In 1916, Jinnah became the President of the Muslim League.

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23. At the age of 19 in 1895, Muhammad Al I Jinnah was called to the bar in England becoming the youngest Indian to achieve that feat.

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24. In 1940, Muhammad Al I Jinnah conceived the idea of an independent Muslim state in the Indian subcontinent.

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25. At the age of 20 Jinnah was the only Muslim Barrister in the city of Bombay and the youngest Indian at that time to be called to the bar in England.

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26. In 1960, Fatima Jinnah won the general election as an independent candidate and became a Member of Parliament.

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27. In 1930, Fatima Jinnah accompanied her brother to London and stayed there for four years.

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28. Christopher Lee portrayed him in the biopic Jinnah, produced by Delhavi Films.

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29. At that point, Jinnah emerged as the leader of a renascent Muslim nation.

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30. Jinnah was still thinking in terms of cooperation between the Muslim League and the Hindu-controlled Congress Party and with coalition governments in the provinces.

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31. Muhammad Ali Jinnah was born in Karachi on 25 dec 1876.

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32. At this time, Jinnah brought out a program to reduce the differences between the Congress Party and the Muslim League.

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33. In 1913, Jinnah became a member of the Muslim League.

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34. At the beginning Jinnah had avoided to join the All India Muslim League, another political organization of India.

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35. Jinnah was the first governor general of Pakistan, and while the office in other parts of the British Commonwealth was ceremonial, his enormous popularity and skill made his authority virtually absolute.

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36. Jinnah was a member of the Moslem League, and he worked for greater Hindu-Moslem unity.

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37. At that stage of his political career, Jinnah left Congress and dedicated himself more fully to the Muslim League.

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38. In 1904, Jinnah attended a meeting of the Indian National Congress.

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39. Jinnah was particularly interested in the politics of India and its lack of strong representation in British Parliament.

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40. Muhammad Ali Jinnah was born in a rented apartment on the second floor of Wazir Mansion in Karachi, Pakistan, on December 25, 1876.

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41. Muhammad Ali Jinnah was born December 25, 1876, in Karachi, Pakistan.

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42. In the midst of the chaos, Jinnah set up an entirely new government based in Karachi.

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43. On 6 July 1948, Jinnah returned to Quetta, but at the advice of doctors, soon journeyed to an even higher retreat at Ziarat.

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44. Along with Liaquat and Abdur Rab Nishtar, Jinnah represented Pakistan's interests in the Division Council to appropriately divide public assets between India and Pakistan.

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45. On 6 February, Jinnah informed the Viceroy that the Muslim League would be demanding partition instead of the federation contemplated in the 1935 Act.

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46. In the wake of the 1937 balloting, Jinnah demanded that the question of power sharing be settled on an all-India basis, and that he, as president of the League, be accepted as the sole spokesman for the Muslim community.

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47. In the next two years, Jinnah worked to build support among Muslims for the League.

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48. In early 1934, Jinnah relocated to the subcontinent, though he shuttled between London and India on business for the next few years, selling his house in Hampstead and closing his legal practice in Britain.

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49. At that session, Jinnah told the delegates that "A constitutional war has been declared on Great Britain.

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50. In September 1923, Jinnah was elected as Muslim member for Bombay in the new Central Legislative Assembly.

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51. In 1918, Jinnah married his second wife Rattanbai Petit, 24 years his junior.

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52. In 1916, with Jinnah now president of the Muslim League, the two organisations signed the Lucknow Pact, setting quotas for Muslim and Hindu representation in the various provinces.

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53. In December 1912, Jinnah addressed the annual meeting of the Muslim League although he was not yet a member.

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54. Jinnah was appointed to a committee which helped to establish the Indian Military Academy in Dehra Dun.

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55. Throughout his legal career, Jinnah practised probate law, and in 1911 introduced the Wakf Validation Act to place Muslim religious trusts on a sound legal footing under British Indian law.

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56. At the age of 20, Jinnah began his practice in Bombay, the only Muslim barrister in the city.

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57. Jinnah was not fluent in Gujarati, his mother-tongue or in Urdu, he was more fluent in English.

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58. As the first Governor-General of Pakistan, Jinnah worked to establish the new nation's government and policies, and to aid the millions of Muslim migrants who had emigrated from the new nation of India to Pakistan after independence, personally supervising the establishment of refugee camps.

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59. In that year, the Muslim League, led by Jinnah, passed the Lahore Resolution, demanding a separate nation.

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60. Muhammad Ali Jinnah was a lawyer, politician, and the founder of Pakistan.

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