Pakistan Movement Worker Wishes For Better Pakistan
MUZAFFARGARH, (Muzaffargarh.City – 12th Aug, 2018 ) ::Pakistan Movement worker Rana Muhammad Jaafar Khan expressed his wishes for transformation of country into real Islamic welfare state as per vision of Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Muhammad Iqbal.
Talking to APP, he expressed concern over unsatisfactory performance of past rulers in the country and wished for the improvement so that it should be developed in lines with the vision of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
He recalled some incidents of migration to Pakistan from India in 1947 and stated that he belonged to village Ray-Dharana, situated at Tehsil Dhodhian of Patiala State.
When the announcement of Pakistan’s independence was made, the environment of the whole village was echoing with slogans of “Allah-o-Akbar” and everyone was very much excited. He maintained that the whole muslims of the village were happy to find an islamic state of Pakistan. He added that a group of Hindus and Sikh came to meet them and they urged them to stay there.
They tried to convince that they had enough properties in the village and should not move to Pakistan.
But, the Muslims were ready to leave for new state of Pakistan because they had many dreams in their minds.
Rana Jaafar further informed when they left for Pakistan then they were attacked by armed mobs. Some of their family members embraced martyrdom. Sikh and Hindus, also snatched precious articles. They had to hide themselves in sugarcane crops in daylight and had to travel at night time. He further recalled that they had to eat leaves of trees to live as they had no other option to eat.
The Pakistan Movement worker maintained that they took the sigh of relief when they crossed Lahore border. Then they were shifted to Refugees camps, he added.
To a query about settlement in Khangrah, Rana Jaafar informed that initially they settled in Kot Mithhan (Rajanpur) and later they shifted to Khangarh (Muzaffargarh) area in line with claims of their property which they had in India.