A Medical Doctor Examines Life on Three Continents, A by S. Akhtar Ehtisham

By S. Akhtar Ehtisham

This sweeping narrative sketches the political and fiscal realities of the earlier fifty years whereas tracing an eventful existence from the turmoil following the partition of India and the production of Pakistan to the current day. Discussing politics, govt guidelines, and renowned activities, Dr. Ehtisham exhibits how international locations in addition to person lives are formed through ancient occasions, financial adjustments, spiritual fundamentalism, category platforms and racial divides. via his personal adventure as a physician and health facility director, he compares the complicated social protection internet kingdom of the post-war united kingdom with regimes which are made up our minds to work out humans "stand all alone toes" — even if the industrial process has already minimize them off on the knees.

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The local INC leaders were amenable to the request. But Nehru demanded that the Muslim league leaders dissolve the party and join the Congress before being considered for cabinet posts. This was too much to stomach even for the feudal lords who led the party in the UP. 2 1 Jinnah of Pakistan by Stanley Wolpert. K Azad. 27 A Medical Doctor Examines Life on Three Continents - A Pakistani View Some Congress functionaries, intoxicated with unaccustomed power, behaved abominably to Muslims. Senior leaders officially condemned this, but the mischief of a few had done the damage.

Atlee told Wavell that he accepted the idea of partition of India, but did not think the latter should preside over it. According to impartial observers, the dismissal was patently unfair. The viceroy was managing quite well. Churchill, now the leader of the opposition, asked Atlee not to show disrespect to a war hero. But the latter wouldn’t budge. 1 Mountbatten had met Nehru in Singapore during the final stages of the war and been impressed by him. His wife had fallen in love with Nehru. ”2 Mountbatten’s partiality was to cross all bounds of integrity.

Negotiations for Transfer of Power and Partition had to stay in their wings for the initial ten years. After that period a referendum could be held to determine if the constituents units wanted to stay in the wings or coalesce with other units. The Congress objected to the denial of choice to provinces to opt out but after a lot of wrangling signed on to the proposal. The Muslim League did too. A federal cabinet was to be formed. The Muslim League stuck to its assertion that it represented all the Muslims of India and should be allowed to nominate all Muslim members of the cabinet.

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