By Muhammad Munir (Chief Justice of Pakistan retd.)
Justice Munir's ebook FROM JINNAH TO ZIA was once properly timed for book in September 1979, the fall of our discontent. instantly it was once acclaimed through all as a "hard hitting, open and debatable" e-book. inside weeks it was once a runaway bestseller, breaking all publishing files within the nation, and going right into a moment variation sooner than the year
The booklet used to be reviewed with nice alarm and hostility via sure sections of the orthodox correct wing, whereas the extreme
left chided the writer for being too timid and for displaying lost concreteness in facing the predicament of the Pakistani nation. briefly, it was once bought with a blitzkreig of literary, ideological, political and theological feedback. Editorials, entrance web page articles, booklet stories and public reviews of eminent figures both praised it or condemmed it unequivocally. Such remark has persevered to flood and inundate the political and cultural panorama occupied via Justice Munir's view of Pakistani heritage from Jinnah to Zia.
In this booklet the realized former leader Justice of the ideally suited court docket of Pakistan, who first articulated and upheld the famous
'law of necessity' (whereby hangs a Pakistani tale), asks the main proper questions of the time. was once the recent Pakistani country a mundane or theological one? How have next leaders and regimes visualised the character of the kingdom, and to what final result? what's the shape and content material of the ideology of Pakistan? what's the nature of the connection among convinced political events, just like the Jamaat-i-Islami, and Islam and Pakistan? How will contemporary amendments to the 1973 structure have an effect on the physique politic of this nation? How can the resurgence of lslam be put within the wider context of geo-political alterations within the heart East and the South