September 11, 2018 / BY Faizan Shahzad

Pakistan to observe Jinnah’s 70th death Anniversary

The 70th death anniversary of the greatest leader Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is being observed today with great dignity and respect. Prayers and Fateha Khwani will also be held in Karachi at the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam.

Different people visit Jinnah’s mausoleum to show their immense love and solemnity and lay flower garlands. Moreover, TV channels also set up special transmission and programs to recall all his hard work and pay tribute to the Jinnah’s legacy.

Public and private educational institute organize skits and tableau to show the spirit of tireless struggle that Quaid-e-Azam did to acquire a separate homeland where Subcontinent’s Muslims can live in a peace.

After giving Independence to Pakistan on 14th August 1947, Quaid-e-Azam died at the age of 71, in Karachi on 11th September 1948.

A glimpse on Jinnah’s Last days struggles for Pakistan’s independence

Muhammad Ali Jinnah was suffering from tuberculosis from the 1930’s but only his sister Fatima Ali Jinnah and his close friends were known about this life-threating disease. Mr. Jinnah always gave a message of “Hope, Courage and Confidence” to his nation.

Several authors revealed that the Jinnah’s physician in Paris made sure that the Jinnah’s chest X-ray film will keep secret from the Britishers who might misuse his disease and create more hurdles in the subcontinent.

Quaid-e-Azam spent his last days in Ziarat. Jinnah’s gardener Saleh Muhammad once told about his routine and said, “Every day a table and a chair was laid for him in the lawn and he used to work. It was only a few days before his departure that he stopped working”.

Later on, Fatima Jinnah also disclosed that, even at the time of independence Quaid-e-Azam was severely ill. He worked hard for Pakistan’s Independence and neglected his health completely.

Quaid-e-Azam once said that: “with faith, discipline and selfless devotion to the duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve.” Hence, he proved it.

Now, it is time to pay back to the devotions and sacrifices that Quaid-e-Azam made for Pakistan. He set an example that, if try, we as a nation can face any challenge that comes across.

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