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Jin·nah

 (jĭn′ə), Mohammed Ali 1876-1948.
Founder and first governor-general (1947-1948) of Pakistan. When India's independence from Britain was imminent, he feared the Muslim minority would be oppressed by the Hindus and insisted on a Muslim homeland, founded in 1947 as Pakistan.

Jinnah

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(Biography) Mohammed Ali 1876–1948, Indian Muslim statesman. He campaigned for the partition of India into separate Hindu and Muslim states, becoming first governor general of Pakistan (1947–48)

Jin•nah

(ˈdʒɪn ə)

n.
Mohammed Ali ( “Quaid-i-Azam” ), 1876–1948, Muslim leader in India: first governor general of Pakistan 1947–48.
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Noun1.Jinnah - Indian statesman who was the founder of Pakistan as a Muslim state (1876-1948)
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The BJP expelled Singh, a former foreign minister, over his book Jinnah: India-Partition Independence, which presents a sympathetic portrayal of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founding father of Pakistan.
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LAHORE -- Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust (NPT) Chairman Mohammad Rafiq Tarar has urged women to adopt in true letter and spirit the guidelines of Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah (Madar-e-Millat) for the progress and prosperity of the country.
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ISLAMABAD -- Madar-e-Millat Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah, the revered sister of the father of nation Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was remembered on her 48th death anniversary on Thursday.
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India's national broadcaster All India Radio (Air) has handed over to Pakistan two important tapes containing speeches of Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Anyone who has any knowledge about M A Jinnah will testify to the statesman's selflessness.
Rawalpindi, Dec 26 (ANI): The motivation behind making Pakistan a nuclear power after continuous hard work of seven years was the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, according to disgraced nuclear scientist Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan.