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Sindhu Desh was born with the birth of Mother Earth. Our attachment with it, too, is as oldand ancient as that. As the days pass into nights and the seasons change, man, observes hisregime of wakefulness and sleep and register the effect of the change. Like individuals, thepeoples also have their cycles of hibernation and soulfulness of life and activity. At certaintimes of their history, they rise and took some giant steps on the road to civilization heights,and putting a mile stone or two on the path, they slow down and then step aside to catchbreath some times even slide down dangerously and wait quietly for the chance to rise andget the way again.Sindhu Desh is the land of the people, noted for their ancient civilization and culture. Theyhave had a remarkably magnificent past. For some period in their recent history, they hose toforget their status as a people and fell into a regret able bout of slumber, and permittedthemselves to be overrun and ruled by alien peoples.We, the present generation of the people of Sindhu Desh are the product of that haplessperiod of our history.After separation of Sindhu from Bombay Presidency in India in 1936 when we found ourpolitical freedom, economic prosperity and cultural growth check mated at home, we overreacted, and largely misconceiving the situation, held the Hindu vested interests, to beresponsible for it. Consequently, we chose to see the solution of the situation in theestablishment of Pakistan the land of the holy (Muslim) people.It is said, “the path to bell is paved with good intentions”. We too strove to gain Pakistan,with a view to attaining the following objectives:1. Establishment of separate states of the local Muslim peoples in the Muslim majority areasin the Indian sub continent, in order to provide them with full opportunities for progress anddevelopment, in accordance with the ways and traditions of their life.2. Promotion and establishment of mutual co operation among such separate Muslim statesin order to ensure their political freedom, economic prosperity, and cultural growth. Wehave now expended full twenty-seven years on this experiment. We should now be in aposition to appraise the performance and measure the fulfillment.
ESTABLISHMENT OF SEPARATE MUSLIM STATES
Muslim rulers held their sovereignty over a large part of the Indian sub continent, for a greatnumber of years although; almost entirely this rule was personal and tribal.