LONDON, July 28 2009: The second edition of Jinnah Anthology, a compilation of articles, essays and personal accounts on Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah compiled by renowned scholars Liaquat H. Merchant and Professor Sharif al Mujahid will be launched at Pakistan High Commission here on Wednesday. The Anthology contains wide range of essays, articles, excerpts from books on freedom movement, personal accounts as well as speeches by Quaid-i-Azam and focussing on his character as a statesman and founder of Pakistan.
The book is a valuable source of inspiration and information for general reader as well as academics and researchers. The articles essays, speeches and quotes reemphasize Jinnah?s vision and principles relating to democracy, justice, equality, integrity, honesty, supremacy of the rule of law and rights of women and minorities.
Liaquat Merchant (Sitara-i-Imtiaz) is grandson of Quaid-i-Azam?s sister Mariam Bai and is lawyer by profession. He was appointed by Sindh High Court as Administrator of the Quaid-i-Azam Estate in 1980 and Trustee of the Quaid-i-Azam Aligarh Education Trust in 1984.
He has been responsible for various publications on Jinnah including Jinnah a Judicial verdict, The Jinnah Anthology, M. A. Jinnah CD Rom Project and quotes from the Quaid.
Prof. Sharif al Mujahid (Sitara-i-Imtiaz) is a distinguished professor. He is renowned for his works on Pakistan Movement and Founder of Pakistan and is among the pioneers of education and research in Journalism and Mass Communication.