Interview with Qazi Moinuddin Ahmad, May 16, 2010

Project: Sites of Disturbance: Oral History and Memories of Partition Oral History Project

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This interview with Qazi Moinuddin Ahmad begins with an overview of his biographical information and a discussion of his family, as well as his secular and religious education. He then moves on to discuss his involvement in the Pakistan movement. The interviewer and Ahmad talk about Forman Christian College in Lahore (Pakistan) and his reflections on Indian independence in 1947. He also talks about meeting Mahomed Ali Jinnah and Chaudhry Khaliquzzaman, both of whom are founding fathers of Pakistan. Next, Ahmad talks about his family, including his son and daughter, as well as his wife. He discusses his support of Fatima Jinnah, who ran for prime minister. The interview then moves on to talk about Aligarh Muslim University, which Ahmad attended in the 1940s. Finally, he discusses the importance of Islam to his identity and life.

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2016oh272_site001

Interviewee Name

Qazi Moinuddin Ahmad

Interviewer Name

Amber Abbas

Interview Date

2010-05-16

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Ahmad, Qazi Moinuddin Interview by Amber Abbas. 16 May. 2010. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Ahmad, Q.M. (2010, May 16). Interview by A. Abbas. Sites of Disturbance: Oral History and Memories of Partition Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Ahmad, Qazi Moinuddin, interview by Amber Abbas. May 16, 2010, Sites of Disturbance: Oral History and Memories of Partition Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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