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By Ayesha Jalal

In 1940 the All-India Muslim League orchestrated the call for for autonomous Muslim states in India. Seven years later Pakistan was once created amidst a communal holocaust of remarkable proportions. targeting the All-India Muslim League and its chief, Mohammed Ali Jinnah, the only Spokesman assesses the function of non secular communalism and provincialism in shaping the move for Pakistan.

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