Pakistan Movement

The Freedom Movement Gallery narrates, with the help of paintings, photographs and newspaper cuttings, the story of the struggle for freedom of the Muslims of India from 1757 to the creation of Pakistan in 1947. This gallery depicts, among other things, photographic description of the life and struggle of Tipu Sultan, Sir Sayed Ahmed Khan, Allama Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam. At the entrance of the gallery is a large painting by Shahbaz Khan showing Tipu Sultan of Mysore during his last battle against the British outside the gates of Seringapatam in 1799. In the main hall of the gallery are displayed portraits of Sir Syed Ahmed khan, the social and educational reformer and modernizer of the Muslim community, Allama Iqbal, the national poet of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam, the founder of Pakistan and Maulvi Fazal-e-Haq who tabled the Pakistan Resolution in Lahore on 23rd March 1940.  The last part of the gallery displays photographs with citations of heroes from the armed forces of Pakistan who won the Nishan-e-Haider, the highest military award of Pakistan. There is also a special section which is devoted to the life and achievements of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Allama Iqbal.