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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.
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Jinnah

(ˈdʒɪnə)
n
(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)
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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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KARACHI -- 'To understand the facts behind the creation of Pakistan you need to look at Jinnah as an Indian nationalist and Jinnah as a leader of the Congress Party.
In his book, Jinnah - Creator of Pakistan, Hector Bolitho, argues that 'if Muhammad Ali Jinnah had gone to Aligarh, in 1892, instead of venturing across the seas of England, and Lincoln's Inn, his belief in the parting of the Muslims and Hindus might have developed much earlier.'
On the eve of yet another 14th August a little video clip from the movie Jinnah went viral.
Consul General Karachi Robert Silberstein, visited the mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and paid his respects to the founder of Pakistan.
Consul General Robert Silberstein noted, "It is an honor for me to be here at this beautiful Mausoleum to pay my respects to the Quaid-i-Azam, Muhammad Ali Jinnah. This visit has offered me the opportunity to reflect upon his democratic vision of a unified Pakistan that respects diversity, religious harmony and pluralism, values that we in the United States also hold very dear.
ISLAMABAD -- Mader-e-Millat Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah, sister of founding father Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, is being remembered for her selfless, courageous and vital role she had played in the creation of Pakistan.
Summary: Fatima Jinnah was the sister of Qauid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, Founder of Pakistan
The Jinnah Anthology was first published in 1999 to tie up with the premiere of the film 'Jinnah' which was directed by Jamil Dehlvi.
Summary: Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Apr 28 (ANI): After Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Sunday lauded Pakistan's founder Muhammad Ali Jinnah for his contribution in the freedom struggle and said that BJP president Amit Shah dubbed Sinha, "anti-national" as Jinnah was a Muslim.
Merchant, a grand-nephew of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and President of the Jinnah Society has said that Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah had struggled for independence of Pakistan from the exploitation of British and domination of Hindus.
ISLAMABAD -- The local traders have asked the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to focus on resolving issues of Jinnah Super Market.
ISLAMABAD -- A delegation of Traders Welfare Association, Jinnah Super Market, Islamabad led by its President Malik Rab Nawaz visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry and highlighted various issues of their market that needed urgent attention of CDA.