Generally Mohd. Ali Jinnah (Former Governor General of Pakistan) is depicted as the devil in the history of the freedom Struggle by the Indian writers. He is dubbed as a die-hard communalist, a muslim fanatic, a separist, an egoist, arrogant, an ally of the British imperrialists, an opponent of the freedom movement, an enemy of the Congress and particularly of its leaders like Gandhiji, Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru and Sardar Patel.
His positive aspect and his contribution to Indian freedom struggle are ignored completely. He is misrepresented and his speeches are misinterpreted not only in India but also in Pakistan. He is characterized as a fundamentalist wanting to establish a religious State.
Till now, both Indian and Pakistani historians suppressed the facts about Jinnah, his life, politics and policies. But this book tells the truth; it is that Jinnah was, from the very inception of his political career an uncompromising enemy of the foreign rule.
He was a patriot, a nationalist, a secularist and an advocate of Hindu - Muslim unity and believed in constitutional means for the attainment of freedom. For more than four decades of his life he fought for a united India. He resisted for long the proposal of partition. He had even opposed the separation of Burma from India during the first Round Table Conference but few years later he sought a separate state for the Muslims.
His positive aspect and his contribution to freedom struggle is ignored Completely. He is misrepresented and his speeches are misinterpreted not only in India but also in Pakistan.
· What was responsible for this change?
· British Imperialists or the Congress leaders?
· His own ambition or humiliation?
· Or is that he became the victim of the circumstances?
· Why a patriot, a nationalist, a secularist and an advocate of Hindu-Muslim unity became a champion of a separate state?
· Did he really want Pakistan or was it merely a bargaining counter?
· Was he happy in the land of his creation?
Secular and Nationalist Jinnah questions many of the myths that have grown around Jinnah's role in the freedom movement and highlights several factors that have deliberately been suppressed by Indian as well as Pakistani politicians & writers.