Monday, August 17, 2009

Bangladesh,Two Nation Theory (contd-2)

Events in the late 20s and 30s led Muslims to think that destiny might be at a separate state, a concept that converge to the partition of India. In 1929, Motilal Nehru convened a meeting of all parties to come to a conclusion on Simon Commision. The majority was of the opinion to reject the idea of "separate electorates" excepting Jinnah who submitted a 15 points demands of the Muslim leaguewhich were rejected.
Muslim Philosopher in south Asia, Sir Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938) reiterated that unitary form of Govt. was impossible in India. To him,communalism in the highest sense was the key to direct the state of situation prevailing in India. He, in his presidential address in the Allahabad session 1940 of the League, demanded the establishment of a confederationto include a Muslim State consisting of Punjab, NWFP,Sindh,and Baluchistan, based on unity of language,race, history,religionand identity of economic interests. subsequently a group students of Cambridgein Britain issued a pamplet enunciating the name PAKISTAN (as P for Punjab, A for afghanii.e.NWFP, K for Kashmir, S for Sindh, T for Tukharistan, A for Afganistan, and N for Baluchistan.

In 1934 Jinnah put an argument to their demand i.e. Two Nation Theory.