2010: How far is it correct to say Quaid-i-Azam consolidated the nascent state of Pakistan? Comment.
On august 14 1947 mount batten flew to Karachi and addressed the Pakistan constituent Assembly, a simple ceremony marked the formal transfer of power from Britain to the people of Pakistan.
Pakistan from its very inception faced a large number of problems like; Demarcation of boundaries, Uprooting of Muslims in Punjab, Refugees’ resettlement, The accession of Hyderabad, Jonagadh, and Kashmir, Division of Indian Assets, Administration Problems, Language Controversy, and Population Problems. Many challenges in setting up new economic, judicial, and political structures, organizing the bureaucracy and the armed forces, resettle the Mohajirs (Muslim refugees from India), and establish the distribution and balance of power in the provincial and central governments were standing ahead. Pakistan in such hard-pressed situation, although Quaid was in ill health, he tried hard to keep the end up. He strongly took the hold of the national and international affairs. His strategies to run Pakistan in post partition era had a close connection to that of the strategies to establish Pakistan. Quaid’s strategies can be classified as follows:
1- The Post of Governor General:
According to the Indian Act 1935 the post of the Governor General in the British Commonwealth officially meant simply being the British Monarch’s representative, a ceremonial head of the state and cipher of the executive Government. Before the partition Mountbatten was keenly interested in the post of Governor General of Pakistan, he proposed his idea to Mr. Jinnah and wished to have a positive reply, but Jinnah denied and remained firm on his decision even Mountbatten threaten him of the gloomy future of Pakistan. And in fact the uneven distribution of Indian assets was the consequence of Jinnah Mountbatten clash. After the emergence of Pakistan Jinnah himself hold the post of Governor General. The wit.