Timeline of Quaid-e-Azam

through the yearsJinnah
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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