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Ruttie Jinnah /
Khwaja Razi Haider ; foreword by Syed Jaffar Ahmed.
imprint
Karachi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
description
xxii, 168 p. ; 23 cm.
ISBN
0195477049 (hbk.), 9780195477047 (hbk.)
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imprint
Karachi ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
isbn
0195477049 (hbk.)
9780195477047 (hbk.)
general note
Previously published: Karachi : Pakistan Study Centre, University of Karachi, 2004.
language note
Translated from the Urdu.
catalogue key
7319244
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Main Description
Ruttie Jinnah was the only woman to capture the heart of Quaid -i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. The daughter of a Parsi business magnate, Ruttie Dinshaw Petit embraced Islam and married Jinnah when she was only 18 years old despite stiff opposition from her parents and community members.Ruttie revered his wisdom and logic; he was enamoured by her exceptional intellect. However, despite their unfaltering love and dedication to each other, the marriage suffered as Jinnah's political commitments resulted in extended separations while he toured India in his fight for independence fromthe British yoke.This volume reveals irrefutable facts about the relationship between Mohammad Ali Jinnah and his wife. Based on primary sources, authentic records, visits to the places where significant events in their lives took place and meetings with people who had interacted with the couple, this book providesa clear, substantiated account of the life of Ruttie Jinnah.
Main Description
Ruttie Jinnah was the only woman to capture the heart of Quaid -i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan. The daughter of a Parsi business magnate, she embraced Islam and married Jinnah when she was only 18 years old despite stiff opposition from her parents and community members. Ruttie revered his wisdom and logic; he was enamoured by her exceptional intellect. However, despite their unfaltering love and dedication to each other, the marriage suffered as Jinnah's political commitments resulted in extended separations while he toured India in his fight for independence from the British yoke. This volume reveals irrefutable facts about the relationship between Mohammad Ali Jinnah and his wife. Based on primary sources, authentic records, visits to the places where significant events in their lives took place and meetings with people who had interacted with the couple, this book provides a clear, substantiated account of the life of Ruttie Jinnah.

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