Social Transformation of Pakistan under the Speech of Muhammad Ali Jinnah on 11th August 1947
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Muhammad Ali Jinnah is the founder of Pakistan, delivered his first speech as Governor General of Pakistan in first session of the first Constituent Assembly of Pakistan on 11th August 1947. The speech has divided Pakistani society into 2 groups (i) first group advocates secularism in Pakistan, as (ii) second group emphasis that Pakistan is an Islamic State outcome of the struggle of Muslims of British India therefore there is no space of secularism in Pakistan. Muhammad Ali Jinnah stated that every individual living in Pakistan is the citizen of Pakistan without discrimination as to cast, color, creed, and community. If we look back to first Islamic State founded by Prophet Muhammad ﷺ it is clearly held that Muslims and Jews of the first Islamic State were declared as equal citizens and one community without discrimination under clause 30 of the Constitution of Madinah (Misaq e Madinah), therefore Islamic State does not mean discrimination based on religion as all citizens have equal rights before law without discrimination as to cast, color, creed and community.