history XXIX

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)

29th July, 1946 : The All-India Moslem League, meeting in Bombay, today called on all Moslems in India to be ready for every sacrifice, and to prepare for the “coming struggle”. The League’s Council voted unanimously to revert to the demand for a fully sovereign Moslem State of Pakistan and to withdraw acceptance of Britain’s long-term plans for India’s constitution. The League’s leader, Mr Jinnah, said: ”Bloodshed and civil war must be avoided if possible. But now there is no more room left. Now let us march on …”

 

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