PARTITION PROPOSALS By 1937,the political conditions of Sub Continent compelled the Muslim political leaders to seriously consider the partition of India.The idea of Indian partition was not a new one,a number of partition proposals had been forwarded previously by many Muslim leaders like Syed Ahmed Shaheed,Mohammad Abdul Qadir,Allama Iqbal,Syed Jamal Uddin Afghani,Abdul Halim Sharar e.t.c.
PROPOSAL GIVEN BY ALLAMA IQBAL
The most reasonable proposal was given by Allama Iqbal.The poet,philospher,while delivering his presidential address at the annual session of the Muslim League at Allahbad in December 1930 said: “India is a continent of Human Beings belonging to different languages ,having different religion,therefore,I demand the formation of separate Muslim State for the Muslims of India.”
CHAUDRY REHMAT ALI’S SCHEME
Chaudry Rehmat Ali proposed his scheme of partition of India.He declared: “North of India is Muslim and we shall keep it Muslim.Not only that ,we will make it a Muslim State….?” He coined the word “Pakistan” in which ‘P’ stands for Punjab,’A’ stands for Afghanistan,(N.W.F.P) ‘K’ for Kashmir ,’S’ for Sindh...