Twitter alert: Remembering Jinnah 64 years on

Muhammad Ali Jinnah passed away on September 11, 1948.

Web Desk September 11, 2012

September 11, 1948. This date commemorates the demise of the leader of our nation, Muhammad Ali Jinnah who passed away just a year after Pakistan’s inception and the realisation of the dream that he dreamt for the whole nation.

In remembrance, the local twitterati began a trend on the social media website. While some shared quotes from his famous speeches, others rued at the sad state of the country and how the nation had failed him.

Top tweets:

Yusra Hanif @yusraHanif86

He took Rs 1,500 fee as a Barrister in 1936. He took Rs 1 salary as Gov. General of Pakistan. Respect.

Fareed ‏@PakistanUnited

"Character, courage, industry & perseverance are the four pillars on which the whole edifice of human life can b built" Muhammad Ali #Jinnah

Faith Matters PK ‏@FaithMattersPK

“I have lived as plain Mr. Jinnah and I hope to die as plain Mr. Jinnah. I am very much averse to any title or honours" #Jinnah

Naveed ‏@naveedpti

#Jinnah didnt make Pakistan for handful families who have been in power since its inception, it was based on #TwoNationTheory for everyone

My Bit for Change ‏@MyBitforChange

Unity, Faith, Discipline ... Three words still vital for our success#QuaideAzam #jinnah

Saad Khan ‏@M_Saad_K

The biggest blunder we hv done is to confuse the ideology of#QuaideAzam #Jinnah. Our new generations hv forgotten the reason of separation

Ali Rahman ‏@Baahirezaman

"Build up physical strength not for aggression, not for militarism, but for becoming fighting fit, always to be a force for peace." #Jinnah

Saad Khan ‏@M_Saad_K

#QuaideAzam #Jinnah : We talk alot about him, but seldom try to follow him.

Ali Rahman ‏@Baahirezaman

"My young friends, I look forward to you as the real makers of Pakistan, do not be exploited and do not be misled." #Jinnah

Abdullah Jamil ‏@AbduullahJamil

I have full faith in my people that they will rise to every occasion worthy of our past Islamic history, glory and traditions #Jinnah

Ayesha Akhtar ‏@AyeshaAkhtar209

#QuaideAzam #Jinnah worked tirelessly day n night for our right of freedom. Sadly, we only got the freedom of the body not the mind.


Acorn Guts | 10 years ago | Reply

We started our journey to freedom on the shoulders of two nation theory, we're now marching forward on the shoulders of 'no nation' chaos

Angry Mullah | 10 years ago | Reply

Faith,Unity & Decipline.

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