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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

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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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JAMMU -- In yet another remark, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah has claimed that Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, did not want to 'divide' India and create a separate nation for Muslims.
KARACHI -- An accountability court, granting permission for foreign travel to former petroleum adviser Dr Asim Hussain, who is facing a Rs42 billion corruption reference, has sought a report to see the availability of a facility at Jinnah hospital to treat the disease Dr Asim is afflicted with.
03 (ANI): Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that Muhammad Ali Jinnah didn't want a separate country for Muslims, but happened due to Indian leaders' refusal to accept minority status for Muslims and Sikh in the country.
Highlighting the services of Pakistan Movement leaders, the speakers said the struggle for an independent country had the staunch support of the majority of spiritual and religious leaders of that time who backed Jinnah with all their means and made an effort to convince people that no one else but Jinnah had the ability to lead them.
ISLAMABAD -- Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) will hold its 17th convocation on Thursday (Feb 8) at Jinnah Convention Centre, to commemorate the academic accomplishments of its students.
Petit had indirectly provided a break to a struggling Jinnah in a defamation case that he had filed in the Bombay High Court in October 1898.
One such discussion was on the book 'Standing up to the Field Marshal: Fatima Jinnah of Pakistan' by Raza Pirbhai.
Short in stature like her mother, Ratti, but sharp in tongue like the Quaid, Dina Wadia more often than not displayed the Jinnah in her than Ratti.
PESHAWAR -- The Prime Minister Shaid Khaqan Abbas says that we should follow the golden principles of unity faith and discipline of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah.
Naval cadets parade at the mausoleum of the 'father of the nation' Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah during events to mark his birth anniversary in Karachi.
London has at last honoured the founder of Pakistan, Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah with a bust in bronze.
After the early death of Jinnah's wife Ratti (named Maryam as she accepted Islam before marriage) Jinnah moved to London with his sister and daughter Dina.