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By K. K. Aziz

During this quantity, Aziz units out to right the injustice that has been dedicated in Pakistan ever because its construction, and nonetheless keeps. The background textual content books within the state were woefully distorted for political ends. during this booklet, he has critiqued and supplied the corrections for sixty six textual content books being taught within the Social stories, Pakistan reports and heritage disciplines to scholars from grades 1 to fourteen. It s certainly a brave attempt that regrettably went neglected in his time. yet even so, in accordance with Aziz, he wrote this for posterity in any case.

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Only 4 pages (35-38) are spared for Indian Muslim history. and that is done by way of 3 essays on Muhan1mad Ali Jauhar. Iqbal and Jinnah. On Muhammad Ali, there is no reference

000 copies. "During the British rule all the Muslims of South Asia joined to fonn a political party, the All India Muslim League. l). It is natural to infer from this garbled account of the foundation of lhe All India M\Wim League that it aimed in 1906 at winning independence and creating a Pakistan. In 1906 it only promised to be loyal to the British government, to protect Muslim interests, and to make friends with the non-Muslims. 2). TilL Prescribed Myllu· 23 March should read 24 March. 2). "Many" Muslims from the Hindu provinces did not migrate to Pakistan.

Muhammad bin Qasim did not conquer South Asia in 712, but only a small comer of it. And nearly 300 years intervene between him and Mahmud Ghamawi's establishment of his rule in the Punjab. To date the Muslim rule over the subcontinent from 712 is bad geography and worse history. In 1857 there was a mutiny. not a war of independence; for this see Chapter 2. The "Islamic period" had ended several decades before 1857 when lhe Mughal emperors had consented to become pensioners of the British. Tlw Prescribed Mytlu 39 "Pakistan has been established on the very foundations of Islam.

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