History of Pakistan
With the Blessings of Almighty Allah, Pakistan got independence from British Government in the holy month of Ramadan (14 August, 1947).
History of this region is very old, about 50 thousand years to 2 million years old. Several great civilizations born and destroyed e.g. Mehr Garh Culture (7000~2800BC), Indus Valley Civilization (3300~1750BC), Vedic Civilization (2000~600BC), Gandhara Civilization (200BC~1000AD) etc
Alexander the Great invaded this region in 327 BC.
Islam in Sub-Continent
Although light of Islam came in this region in very early stages of Islam. Later on Muhammad bin Qasim bring Islam with him when he attacked on Raja Dahir of Sindh. Muslim Sufis and Saints played a very important and vital role to spread Islam in this region.
Several Muslim Rulers ruled over this region, Sultan Mahmood Ghaznavi, Mamluk, Khilji, Tughlaq, Lodhi and Mughal are few of them.
In 1526, Babur (a descendant of Timur) founded the Mughal Empire, covering modern day Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Afghanistan. East India Company came here to do business here. Through this company British government take full control of whole sub-continent with help of some local rulers in 1857.
Independence of Pakistan
Sir Syed Ahmed Khan, Chaudhry Rehmat Ali Khan, Allama Iqbal, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and many others are the heroes of Freedom Movement of Pakistan. All India Muslim League was founded in 1906. Sir Syed Ahmed Khan gave the wisdom and education to Muslims, Allama Iqbal floated the concept of a separate nation for Muslims in 1930, Chaudhry Rehmat Ali published PAKISTAN as the name of new country in the pamphlet “Now or Never” on 28 January 1933. Pakistan Resolution was passed in a general session of All India Muslim League at Lahore on 23 March, 1940.
Separation of Bangladesh
Pakistan was formed in the form of East Pakistan and West Pakistan in 1947. After a civil war, East Pakistan became the independent state of Bangladesh in 1971. Indian government helped Bengalis to create violence in Bengal.
Pakistan after Independence
At the time of freedom, India hoped that this new country will not survive for long time. But Pakistan is present on the world map with glory and esteem. Although Pakistan faced three Marshal Laws and many other hard times. India has fought three wars with Pakistan. Freedom of Kashmir and control over Siachin are also big issues. But it is the matter of fact that as a nation, we have got many glorious successes in every field, Science and Technology, Politics, Military, Education, International Relations, Economy Infrastructure etc with limited resources but still much to do for development and to make the life of a common person more comfortable.
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Appeal to All Pakistanis
Join hands to get united. Enemy always tried through their conspiracies to divide and destroy us. Please don’t politicize national interests. We should become ONE, keeping our individual identity and dignity. First of all we should be Muslims and Pakistanis then Sindhis, Punjabis, Pkhtuns, Balochs and Kashmiris.