With the Quaid-i-Azam during his Last Days

Hardcover | March 23, 2012

byIlahi Bakhsh

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This is a first-hand account of the last days of the founder of Pakistan, the Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah written by Lt Colonel Ilahi Bakhsh, a doctor of medicine, who was attending to Mohammad Ali Jinnah during his last illness. The narrative includes the author's conversations with M.A.Jinnah, together with an account of the author's diagnosis and treatment. This monograph is extremely valuable as it sheds light on the last two months of Mohammad Ali Jinnah's life while he struggled with his illness and finally lost. The author was one of the very few persons who were in personalcontact with the Quaid-i-Azam at this time. This account is based on the author's entries in his personal diary. The book also sheds light on some traits of the Quaid, his demeanour, likes and dislikes, preferences and aversions, thus providing a glimpse into the personality of this greatman.

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This is a first-hand account of the last days of the founder of Pakistan, the Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah written by Lt Colonel Ilahi Bakhsh, a doctor of medicine, who was attending to Mohammad Ali Jinnah during his last illness. The narrative includes the author's conversations with M.A.Jinnah, together with an account of the aut...

Lieutenant Colonel Dr Ilahi Bakhsh, MD, MRCP was born in 1904 in Chak Mughlani, district Jullundur, East Punjab. Ilahi Bakhsh left for England at age 16 to study Medicine at Guys Hospital, the University of London and at Oxford. At age 43 he became the first Muslim to be appointed Principal of King Edward Medical College, Lahore at a ...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:88 pagesPublished:March 23, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195477103

ISBN - 13:9780195477108

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IntroductionFatima Jinnah: ForewordPreface1. At Ziarat2. At Quetta3. At KarachiIndex