Muslim League

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Muslim League

An Indian political movement active from 1906 and prominent from 1934, aiming at an independent state. This was achieved in 1947 with partition and the creation of Pakistan.
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Pakistan Day commemorates the passing of the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940, when the All-India Muslim League demanded a separate nation for the Muslims of the British Indian Empire.
He was the first President of the All-India Muslim League.
Mainstream parties in colonial India, including the Indian National Congress and the All-India Muslim League of course, built mass movements on an entirely transformed political soil - one which had been shaped by the aftermath of the 1917 revolution just as much as by British colonialism or religious-communal divisions.
Fatima Jinnah the sister of Quaid-e-Azam led women during the movement and due to her efforts, a large number of women registered themselves in All-India Muslim League, she added.
Mohammad Ali Jinnah was a lawyer and politician and served as leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan's independence on August 14, 1947, and then as Pakistan's first governor-general until his death on September 11, 1948.
Muhammad Ali Jinnah was a lawyer and politician, and served as the leader of All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan's independence on August 14, 1947, and then as Pakistan's first governor-general until his death on September 11, 1948.
He was also one of the founders and the first president of the All-India Muslim League (AIML).
The movement was led by the All-India Muslim League under the leadership of Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
Both Gandhi, for all his saintly status a profoundly sectarian Hindu leader, and Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the leader of the All-India Muslim League and the founder of Pakistan, were dead within a year after Partition.
The struggle of the All-India Muslim League was spanned over 41 years.
Born and raised in Allahabad, Mawlana Ahmad left his teaching career at Allahabad University in 1942, when Liaquat Ali Khan (1895-1951, the first Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1947 until his assassination) invited him to join the All-India Muslim League.
The demand for the Partition of India was set forth by the All-India Muslim League on grounds that the Muslims were not simply a minority but a separate nation, while the Indian National Congress, claiming to represent all Indians irrespective of their caste, creed, or color, wanted to keep India united.
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