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Post Quaid-e-Azam "through the years"

December 25, 1876 Born at Karachi
1882 Education started at home
1887 Admitted to Sind Madrasatul Islam, Karachi
1892 Married Emibai at the age of 16
Left Karachi for Europe

1893 Joined Lincoln's Inn
Emibai died at home

1895 Became Bar-at-Law
Mother died at Karachi

1896 Returned to Karachi from London
Migrated to Bombay

1897 Enrolled as Advocate in Bombay High Court
1900 Appointed Presidency Magistrate, Bombay
1906 Appointed Personal Secretary to Dadabhoy Naoroji
1909 Father died
Elected to the Supreme Imperial Council uncontested

1910 Elected to the Legislative Assembly, Bombay
1911 Piloted Waqf Alal Aulad Bill -- the only private member's Bill to be passed (in 1913)

1912 Attended All-India Muslim League Council Meeting
1913 Left for England with Gokhale
Founded London Indian Association
Joined All-India Muslim League

1915 Initiated the move for setting up of a League-Congress joint committee
for Hindu-Muslim unity

1916 Presided over the sixteenth Bombay Provincial Conference
Presided over the All-India Muslim League Lucknow session;
Lucknow Pact signed

1917 Became President, Home Rule League, Bombay
Organised "Memorandum of the Nineteen

1918 Married Rattenbai at Calcutta
Foiled the move to set up "Willingdon Memorial" in Bombay. Jinnah's
People's Memorial Hall constructed as a tribute to his services.

1919 Daughter (Dina) born
Resigned from the Imperial Legislative Council as a protest against
Rowlatt Act

1920 Resigned from Home Rule League
Resigned from the Congress on differences with Gandhi

1922 Participated in All Parties Conference in Bombay as one of the three
1923 Elected to the Imperial Legislative Council from Bombay
1924 Presided over the All-India Muslim League session in Lahore
1927 Boycotted the Simon Commission. Presided over a meeting of all the
important Muslim leaders at Delhi
1928 Attended National Convention at Calcutta
1928 Rattenbai died
1929 Jinnah's amendments to Nehru Report rejected
All-India Muslim League rejects Nehru Report at its Delhi session
Jinnah's Fourteen Points

1930 Attended Round Table Conference in London
1931 Stayed on in England; gave up political activities temporarily
1934 Returned to India. Got actively engaged in politics
Again elected to the Central Legislative Assembly
Elected Permanent President of All-India Muslim League
Elected leader of the Independent Party in the Assembly

1935 Government of India Act, 1935 passed
Jinnah-Rajendra Prasad Formula

1936 Constituted All-India Muslim League Central Parliamentary Board to fight
elections under 1935 Act

1937 Provincial elections under 1935 Act
Congress forms ministries in six provinces; Congress raj begins
Jinnah presides over League session at Lucknow.
All-India Muslim League turned into a mass organisation and compete
independence adopted as goal

1938 Presides over Special League Session at Calcutta
Presides over League Session at Patna

1939 Demand Royal Commission to inquire into Muslim grievances under
Congress rule.
Day of Deliverance observed (on exit of Congress Ministries)

1940 Historic Lahore (Pakistan) Resolution passed

1943 Rejected Rajagopalachariya formula
Presided over All-India Muslim League's Karachi session and said: "We
have got millions behind us; we have got our flag and our platform;
and what is more we have now the definite goal of Pakistan." Toured
the subcontinent like a storm

1944 Jinnah-Gandhi talks
1945 Participated in Simla Conference.
Elected to Central Legislative Assembly

1946 January 11, All-India Muslim League sweeps the polls in Muslim
constituencies; Victory Day
April 4, Meeting with Cabinet Mission
April 9, Called a convention of all Muslim members of the Central and
Provincial Assemblies at Delhi
May 16, Cabinet Mission Plan announced
June, League accepts Cabinet Mission Plan. League also accepts Short-Term (Interim Government) Plan
July Conditional acceptance of Cabinet Mission Plan by Congress. Congress rejects Short-Term Plan. Viceroy's volte face on the formation of Interim Government. All-India Muslim League withdraws earlier acceptance, rejects Cabinet Mission Plan and announces boycott of Constituent Assembly. Called upon Members to renounce all British titles and honours in protest against British attitude towards Muslims and decides to launch Direct Action to wrest Pakistan

August 16, Direct Action Day

October 25, All-India Muslim League agrees to participate in the Interim Government

December 2, Reaches London on invitation from Secretary of State

December 6, British Government's clarification upholds League's viewpoint on Cabinet Mission Plan

1947 February 20, Prime Minister Attlee announces that the British would relinquish power in India by June 1948
June 3, Plan envisaging partition of India and establishment of Pakistan announced. Jinnah's historic broadcast accepting the Plan
July, Indian Independence Act passed by British Parliament
August 7, Left Delhi for Karachi by air
August 11, Elected President of Pakistan Constituent Assembly. Presidential address in the Constituent Assembly. Title of "Quaid-e-Azam" conferred on him

August 14, Pakistan comes into being; the Quaid-e-Azam sworn in as the first Gvernor-General

October, Set up headquarters at Lahore to supervise settlement of refugees in Punjab

December 25, First official birthday

1948 July 1, Inaugurated State Bank of Pakistan; gave a call for evolving a new economic system
July 14, Left again for rest at Ziarat

August 14, First Independence Day; last message to the nation

September 11, Returned to Karachi from Ziarat; Breathed his last.
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