Quaid-e-Azam and Bacha Muslim League

The story of Bacha Muslim League Allahbad is related by Syed Salahuddin Aslam in Bun Kay Rahey Ga Pakistan (Karachi, 1993). He writes: “One day I went to see Senator Faseeh Iqbal for some personal reasons. By the way Pakistan came into discussion. His father Syed Rashid Ahmed was an active worker of Muslim League. Faseeh Iqbal used to accompany his father in meetings and rallies. He was so young that he was usually introduced as president of Bacha Muslim League Allahbad. Faseehuddin has an excellent memory, and he recalls meetings, rallies, baton charging, tear gas events of the movement days vividly, as if it did not happen forty-five years ago but just forty-five days back. It was not a remote past when the subcontinent echoed with speeches of great Quaid, and forty-five years do not matter much in lives of the nations.”

Both Justice Muhammad Naeem, judge of Pakistan Supreme Court and Justice Zahoor-ul-Haq, judge Sindh High Court, were in that Bacha Muslim League.

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