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A Set of Rare Pictures of The Quaid-e-Azam

Two shocking pages from 'Shahab Nama' by Qudrutullah Shahab

.   Credit: Dr Ghulam Nabi Kazi

An Unsolved Mystery: Why was The Quaid so depressed thirteen days before his death?

.   Credit: Dr Ghulam Nabi Kazi

The Quaid tormented on the last day of his life!

From "Jinnah Creator of Pakistan" by Hector Bolitho, first published in 1954 As it turned out the ambulance sent was without fuel. "Blow, blow, thou winter wind, Thou art not so unkind as man's ingratitude: Thy tooth is not so keen, Because thou art not seen, Although thy breath be rude." --- --- King Lear by William Shakespeare. This was the first act of treason committed in the history of Pakistan and nobody is even curious to find out who perpetrated it. Credit: Dr Ghulam Nabi Kazi

The Prophecy by the Clairovoyant

From Hector Bolitho's brilliant biography, first published in 1954. .

Mrs Naidu's poetry for Mr Jinnah

From "Jinnah Creator of Pakistan" by Hector Bolitho, first published in 1954 Mrs Sarojini Naidu, the first Governor of UP after Partition, reportedly had a 'crush' on Jinnah.   Click here to see her picture card sent to Mr Jinnah in 1917.

Quaid-e-Azam's Last Broadcast - August 14, 1948

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Quaid-e-Azam receiving medical aid on way to office

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The plane carrying the Quaid lands at Karachi, 7 August 1947

Click on the image to enlarge It is a Vickers Viking aircraft and is currently on display at the new Pakistan Airforce Museum at Shahrae Faisal, Karachi which is open to the public.

Quaid-e-Azam disembarks from the plane, Karachi 7 August 1947

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Quaid-e-Azam presented with flowers

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Quaid-e-Azam with Nehru in Kashmir

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Gandhi and Jinnah

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Quaid-e-Azam receives a donation at Chittagong, 1948

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Quaid-e-Azam with Nawab Siddiq Ali Khan of the Muslim League National Guards

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Quaid-e-Azam reviews a guard of honour at Peshawar

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Quaid-e-Azam with children

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Quaid-e-Azam recording his speech from All India Radio, Delhi

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Quaid-e-Azam addressing the Karachi Municipal Corporation, August 1947

Click on the image to enlarge Mayor Hakim M Ahsan, Sindh Governor G H Hidayatullah and Prime Minister Liaquat Ali Khan listening to him

Quaid-e-Azam advising the press about his talks with the Cabinet Mission, 1946

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