Quaid-e-Azam's 71st death anniversary being observed today

01:44 PM | 11 Sep, 2019
Quaid-e-Azam's 71st death anniversary being observed today
KARACHI - The 71st death anniversary of the father of nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah is being observed on Wednesday (today).

Muhammad Ali Jinnah was born on 25th December 1876. He was a lawyer, a legendary politician and the founder of Pakistan. Jinnah served as leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan's creation on 14th August 1947 and then as Pakistan's first Governor-General until his death.

Jinnah is revered in Pakistan as Quaid-i-Azam and Baba-i-Qaum. In this connection, a special ceremony of Quran Khawani and Fateha is going to be held at the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam in Karachi today.

People from different walks of life will visit the mausoleum to lay a floral wreath on the grave. Several politicians, leaders, celebrities and Twiterrati have paid tribute to the great leader through their social media posts:


To mark the day, various programs have also been chalked out by educational institutions and political, social and cultural organizations to shed light on the personality and leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.

Father of the Nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah passed away on 11th September 1948 shortly after achieving freedom for the nation.