Wednesday, 21 March 2018

23rd March Pakistan Resolution Day Stamps

23rd March Pakistan Resolution Day Stamps

I live in Islamic Democratic Republic of Pakistan. I am proud to be a Pakistani. Every year on month of March, Peoples of Pakistan in every community starts preparation to celebrate Pakistan Day on 23rd March. In this day “23rd March” Head of the All India Muslim League (AIML), Muhammad Ali Jinnah, speaking to party members in Lahore on March 23, 1940. Jinnah was presiding a party session in which the All India Muslim League passed a resolution that demanded the creation of separate federations based on Muslim-majority regions in British India. Jinnah resolved to achieve such an arrangement because, he explained, Muslims as a cultural and political polity were distinct from India’s Hindu majority.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah became Pakistan’s first Governor General in August, 1947. Here he can be seen delivering his first address to Pakistan’s Constituent Assembly. In his address, he resolved to make Pakistan a modern Muslim-majority country where Muslims could advance their economic and cultural aspirations but where communities of all faiths would be facilitated and protected. He said all will be equal citizens in the eyes of the state "because the state has nothing to do with one’s personal religious beliefs."

The day is celebrated annually at the national level as a public holiday.  The Minar-e-Pakistan began being built in the early 1960s on the spot in Lahore where the 1940 Resolution was passed.

The country’s new capital city emerged in 1967. Initially it was supposed to be called Jinnahpur but the government settled for the name Islamabad. Special events performed at Capital of Pakistan “Islamabad”. President and Prime Minister with all democratic ministers’ tribute this special day in the capital of Pakistan.