SU holds national moot to pay homage to great Quaid on his 144th birth anniversary.


Byline: Ihsan Ali Abro

JAMSHORO -- Sindh University Jamshoro organized a one-day national seminar on 'Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah: Leadership and Legacy of Political Wisdom' at Allama I.I. Kazi Conference Hall of SU Pakistan Study Centre. The seminar was presided over by VC SU Prof. Dr. Fateh Muhammad Burfat; with noted scholars Prof. Dr. Muhammad Yaqoob Mughal and Dr. JaipalChhabria as the keynote speaker. The moot was called in session specifically to mark 144th birth anniversary of the Quaid. Dr. Burfat, in his presidential address on the occasion said that they were proudly practicing the Quaid's august legacy of love for work; and instead of staying put at homes, they had reported in great numbers at the national seminar to mark the birth of founder of Pakistan.

'I am elated to partake with you today that Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was an uncontested champion of peace. His entire political struggle is a peaceful success story of promotion of human rights and dignity and creation of Pakistan do not include a single violent protest, a volatile incident, arson or armed conflict; it rather was based on fundamental principles of good decent conduct embedded in lofty political principles', the vice chancellor observed. In his keynote speech, eminent political scientist Dr. Mughal said that other political leaders in the world struggled for independence within states already in existence, the Quaid alone sought a separate homeland where none had existed.

This he achieved almost single handed and constitutionally in the teeth of opposition. 'Like other leaders, Mr. Jinnah for the Muslims was a symbol of change and transformation. He was not only symbol but a force that brought about a political revolution and changed the course of events and action in the history of the sub-continent.

Once he was asked if he was writing history. 'No Sir, I am marking history', was his prompt repartee', Dr. Mughal narrated. Dr. Mughal further said that in addition to this gigantic task of uniting and organizing Muslims of Sub-Continent...

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