ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD
(Department of Pakistan Studies)
Course: Genesis of Pakistan Movement (538) Semester: Autumn, 2011
Level: M. Sc Total Marks: 100
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Note: Answer should be in English and based upon the prescribed reading material.
Consult study guide for guidance.
ASSIGNMENT No. 1
Q. 1 Analyze the state of Muslims in the eighteenth century emphasizing in particular
the developments in cultural and religious affairs. (25)
Q. 2 Do you agree that, Muslims were exploited in political, economic and social
spheres in the aftermaths of war of independence? (25)
Q. 3 How did the establishment of Muslim League contribute towards the emergence of
Muslim Nationalism in India? (25)
Q. 4 Critically examine the impact of Khilafat Movement on the subsequent
development of Muslim Politics in India. (25)
ASSIGNMENT No. 2
Q. 1 How would you evaluate Iqbal’s solution of the “complex politico-religious problems
of the sub-continent? Discuss in the light of Allahabad’s Address of 1930. (25)
Q. 2 How did Muslims react to the 1935 Act? Also highlight the salient features of the
1935 Act. (25)
Q. 3 Discuss the fundamental Principles of Lahore Resolution. (25)
Q. 4 The Muslims of India rejected the Cripps Proposals. Give critical evaluation of the
proposals, why Muslims rejected them? (25)