Real Story, Yaum-e-Pakistan, Lahore Resolution passed on 23 March 1940

Yaum-e-Pakistan or Pakistan Resolution Day,

is a national holiday in Pakistan . All India Muslim League a Political Party was passed Lahore Resolution on 23 March 1940. Every Year Govt announces a public holiday for the celebration of 23rd March. A Parade held by the armed forces in Islamabad is often part of the celebrations.


The resolution was passed on 23 March 1947 and had its signatures from the Founding Fathers of Pakistan. It reads as:

[Quoting Resolution:] No constitutional plan would be workable or acceptable to the Muslims unless geographical contiguous units are demarcated into regions which should be so constituted with such territorial readjustments as may be necessary. That the areas in which the Muslims are numerically in majority as in the North-Western and Eastern zones of India should be grouped to constitute independent states in which the constituent units shall be autonomous and sovereign.


Unfortunately One of the founder “Allam Muhammad Iqbal” was not become the part of that Resolution because of his early  death in April 21, 1938. But Quaid e Azam (Muhammad Ali Jinnah), Fatima Jinna, Aga Khan III, Liaquat Ali Khan, Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar, Muhammad Zafarullah Khan, A. K. Fazlul Huq, Mohammad Abdul Ghafoor Hazarvi, etc they all together at the time of resolution.


The Pakistan Day Celebrations regarding the holiday include a full military and civilian parade in the capital, Islamabad and also other cities Lahore, Karachi, Multan, Sialkot. These are presided by the President of Pakistan and are held early in the morning. After the parade, the President confers national awards and medals on the awardees at the Presidency. Wreaths are also laid at the mausoleums of Muhammad Iqbal and Muhammad Ali Jinnah.




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