Pakistan Day is a national holiday in Pakistan that commemorates the Lahore Resolution every year on March 23. Although the term "Pakistan" was never used, the Lahore Resolution is widely regarded as a watershed moment in the Muslim struggle for an independent state in undivided India.
Pakistan Day is a national holiday in Pakistan. The general public, schools, and most businesses are closed on this day.
What do people do in their spare time?
On Pakistan Day, the national flag of Pakistan is raised at dawn on public and official buildings. A 31-gun salute is fired in Islamabad, and a 21-gun salute is fired in provincial capitals. At the mausoleums of Muhammad Iqbal (also known as Allama Iqbal) and Muhammad Ali Jinnah (also known as Quaid-i-Azam or the Supreme Leader), a change of guard takes place, followed by garlands being laid.
A parade down Constitution Avenue in Islamabad is a highlight of Pakistan Day celebrations. The president holds an award ceremony during which he bestows military and civilian honours.
IMAGE SOURCE: GOOGLE
Engage with all topics about History.