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23rd March – Our beloved Pakistan Resolution Day
By:Farid Randhawa, VA
Date: Monday, 23 March 2020, 7:02 pm

23rd March – Our beloved Pakistan Resolution Day

Pakistan (Islamic Republic of Pakistan) is the greatest Islamic Country in this world. Pakistan was founded by Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah on 14th August 1947. Pakistan has a brief history like the main concept of Pakistan was kept by Allama Muhammad Iqbal on 29th December 1930, The name Pakistan was declared on 28th January 1933 by Chaudhary Rehmat Ali, Pakistan Resolution was passed in 23rd March 1940. Pakistan was established as the Islamic Republic on 23rd March 1956. In this article, we will discuss the Lahore resolution which also known as the Pakistan Resolution 1940. Lahore Resolution which is famous as the Resolution of Pakistan was passed on 23rd March 1940 in the Minto Park which nowadays is known as Iqbal Park of Lahore. The Lahore Resolution day is also known as Republic day. It is a national holiday in Pakistan to admire the Lahore Resolution day {23 March 1940} and the adoption of the first constitution of Pakistan during the transition of the territory of Pakistan to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan on 23 March 1956 making Pakistan the world's first Islamic republic.

The people of Pakistan celebrate 23rd March every year to remember the Lahore resolution day. The Lahore Resolution day parade by the armed forces is a common celebration for the event. The day is celebrated in the memory to commemorate the event when the Muslim League drafted the political resolution at the Minar-e-Pakistan, which called for establishing an independent federation comprising provinces with Muslim majority located in north-western and north-eastern region of British controlled territories in India on 23rd March 1940. Main celebrations are held in Islamabad– the capital of Pakistan. On 23rd March the President of Pakistan is usually the Chief Guest of the event. News channels cover the whole event live. The holiday includes a full military and civilian parade in the capital, Islamabad regarding the celebration. The event is held early morning. The celebrations are well managed by armed force.

“Pakistan not only means freedom and independence but the Muslim Ideology which has to be preserved, which has come to us as a precious gift and treasure and which, we hope others will share with us” - Muhammad Ali Jinnah.