CONTENTS:- 1. Anglo-Muslim conciliation and the beginnings of Hindu-Muslim tension in India (1857-1914). 2. Attempts at Hindu-Muslim Unity (1916-1940). 3. Conflicting views about the origin of Pakistan. 4. The emergence of Pakistan—1. 5. The emergence of Pakistan—2. 6. India-Pakistan relations: an analysis. 7. U.S.—Pakistan relations. Appendices: 1.Memorandum of the nineteen. 2. Bombay provincial Conference 1916. 3. Muslim League Presidential address delivered by M.A. Jinnah at Lucknow. 4. Lucknow Muslim League resolution. 5. Bengal provincial Muslim League. 6. Bombay resolution of League.
Pakistan was created by dividing the Indian sub-continent in 1947. Pakistan further disintegrated and gave birth to Bangladesh in 1971. Pakistan in a way reflects the Hindu Muslim Problem in India. It is very difficult to predict on the future of Pakistan. But in order to understand contemporary Pakistan a historical analysis about the origin of Pakistan, role of M.A. Jinnah and the Muslim League is necessary. This book gives a very comprehensive idea about the origin and development of Pakistan.