WEBDESK: Fatima Jinnah played a vital role in the life of Mohammad Ali Jinnah. They stood by each other in thick and thin in the making of Pakistan. Whenever there is talk about siblings love, Fatima Jinnah and Mohammad Ali Jinnah will be mentioned in the list.she died on 9th July, 1967.
The subcontinent’s history is considered the most ‘misled’ and ‘misinterpreted’. Fatima Jinnah led a lonely life after the death of Mohammad Ali Jinnah. In her times, she wrote a book about Quaid-e-Azam ‘my brother’ which is alleged to be censored in the name of saving the ideology of Pakistan.
She was the younger sister of Quaid-e-Azam. She was titled Maadar-e-Millat for her work in independence of Pakistan. She died at the age of 73 while being a candidate for Presidential elections against Ayub Khan. Doctors pronounced her death due to heart attack but many show distrust in this regard and call it as forged reason of her death. Her death was also speculated as a political murder as she was never taken for Post-Mortem to confirm the cause of her death.
Her procession consists of 600,000 people. Nobody was allowed to go near her body and those who tried to go near her body were victims of tear gases by police at the time. There was a debate on burial place as well but due to the fear of public discontent later she was buried 120 feet away from Quaid’s mausoleum.