PakWeather Wishes Happy Birthday to our Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah..
FAMILY OF QUAID-E-AZAM MUHAMMAD ALI JINNAH:
Father: Jinnah Poonja.
One of eight children. Married Emibai in 1892 (she died 1893). Married Ratanbai ‘Ruttie’ Petit, daughter of Sir Dinshaw Petit, a wealthy Bombay Parsee, in 1918. Ruttie died in 1929. Daughter: Dina Wadia (married to Neville Wadia, a Christian).
EDUCATION: Sindh Madrasstul Islam, Karachi
Gokal Das Tej Pal School, Bombay Christian Missionary Society High School, Karachi, 1891 Bar-at-Law, Lincoln’s Inn, London, 1895
POSITIONS HELD: Legal practice, Bombay, 1897 Imperial Legislative Council, 1910-1919 Elected member of All-India Muslim League, 1915 Participates in Round Table Conference(s), 1930 (Settles in London, 1931-34) President, League’s Lucknow Session, 1937 President, League’s Lahore Session; ‘Lahore Resolution’ adopted, 1940 Pakistan’s first Governor-General, 1947.
Government offices and most businesses are closed so people have a day off work.