Jinnah never wanted Secular State

Letter to The Editor,

Quaid e Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah the founding father of Pakistan is being judged on his last speech within which he mentioned “ you will be belong to any faith, caste and creed that has nothing to try and do with the business of state”. It absolutely was his last speech within which he ensured to the minorities that you simply individuals are free here to travel to your worship, you’ll be treated as equal voters. However some lay minded took this to the thought of state , we have a tendency to don’t notice any single proof from his life that shows that statesman needed a secular state. He talked regarding the Islamic state throughout his journey and of those evidences some units are mentioned below:

 Whereas inaugurating the State bank of Pakistan at Karachi, in 1948 he said: (The adoption of western theory and follow won’t facilitate us in achieving our goal. We have a tendency to work our destiny in our own approach and gift to the globe an financial system, equality of manhood and social justice given by Islam. we are going to thereby be fulfilling our mission as Muslims and giving to humanity the message of peace that alone will reserve it and secure the welfare, happiness and prosperity of mankind).

He whereas replying to the welcome address by the principal, Staff and students of Edwards school city,18 April 1948 said:

“What a lot of will one extremely expect than this to check that this mighty land has currently been brought beneath a rule, that is Islam, Muslim rule, as a sovereign freelance state’’.

He whereas addressing to broadcast to the individuals of United States of America, February 1948 said:

(Pakistan is that the premier Islamic state and also the fifth largest in the world. The constitution of Pakistan has however to be framed by the Pakistan constituent assembly. I don’t apprehend what the last word form of this constitution goes to be, however I’m certain that it’ll be of a democratic sort, embodying the essential principles of Islam. Today, they’re as applicable in actual life as they were 1400 years past. Islam and idealism have taught us democracy. It has tutored us equality of men, justice and truthful play to everybody).

There are many other similar statements and speeches, however i feel these decent units to prove that Jinnah together with all beginning members needed West Pakistan to be an Islamic state run on Islamic principles not secular one.

Sanaullah Kalwar, Kashmore, Sindh.