Death anniversary of Madar-e-Millat Fatima Jinnah observed

The 57th death anniversary of Madar-e-Millat Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah was observed on Tuesday with great respect and reverence.

Fatima Jinnah was born in Karachi on July 31, 1893.

Fatima Jinnah played a vital role in creation of Pakistan. She worked side by side with her brother Mohammad Ali Jinnah and gathered the women of sub-continent on one platform which made the struggle for achieving a separate state of Muslims easier.

Fatima Jinnah is referred as the Madar-e-Millat or Mother of the Nation for her role in the Freedom Movement.

After the independence of Pakistan, she co-founded the Pakistan Women’s Association which played an integral role in the settlement of the women migrants in the newly emerged state of Pakistan.

Fatima Jinnah passed away on this day in 1967 and was laid to rest next to her brother at the Mazar-e-Quaid in Karachi.

Source: Radio Pakistan