Lahore Resolution


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On March 23, 1940, Abdul Kashem Fazlul Huq, a well-known politician and the premier of Bengal, presented the Lahore Resolution in the twenty-seventh annual session of the All India Muslim League (a major political party in British India) held in Lahore, Punjab, in what is now Pakistan. Conceptualized as a bargaining device for the Muslim League with its two opponents—the Indian National Congress (INC), also called the Congress Party, and the British government—the Lahore Resolution was...