By Nizar Diamond Ali for Tribune Express – Published November 2, 2016
Sir Sultan Muhammad Shah Aga Khan III was undoubtedly one of the most prominent figureheads in the international community during the Pakistan Movement years, and was equally venerated by Muslims and the Western world, particularly Great Britain.
Apart from being the 48th Imam of the Ismaili community, he was known for his monumental contributions towards the independence of Pakistan from the British. In his simultaneous roles as the leader of a Muslim sect as well as the voice of Muslims in the subcontinent in their struggle towards achieving their dream of Pakistan, Sir Aga Khan III left his mark on history with his achievements on both fronts. In terms of achieving the goal of independence for the Muslims, he focused his energies towards two specific goals: Political struggle and educational uplift.
Read more at the source: Sir Aga Khan III – the man who turned the wheel of fortune – The Express Tribune
History shows that it was again an Ismaili M.A Jinnah who was the first bold Indian who raised the slogan of HOME RULE that sowed the seeds of Independence movement to free the shackles of the British slavery.