Estb. 1882

University of the Punjab

Pakistan Movement

Objectives:
The course is designed to generate awareness among the students regarding genesis of Pakistan, constitutional and political evolution in the Indo-Pak sub continent. It will enable the students to determine the real objectives of the struggle of Indian Muslims in the first half of 20th century.

Contents:

1. Establishment of British Raj and its impact on Indian Muslims;
2. Politics of All Indian National Congress and Muslim grievances;
3. Gradual involvement of the Muslims in Indian political processes and the role played by eminent Muslim leaders;
4. All India Muslim League: Objectives and priorities
5. Initiatives towards the establishment of responsible government (1914-1935);
6. Fluctuating trends in the subsequent developments in Pakistan movement;
7. The second world war and its impact on Pakistan Movement;
8. The Cripps Mission and Congress revolt, Jinnah-Gandhi talks, Simla conference and elections, the Cabinet Mission;
9. The Interim government and transfer of power.

Credit hours/ Marks:- 04 Cr. Hrs.

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