Thursday, March 26, 2015
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Pakistan Day or 23 March, is a national celebration day that marks the successful adoption of constitutional draft that ultimately called for greater autonomy in British India. It was first inaugurated on 23 March 1956 following the promulgation offirst set of the Constitution of Pakistan. The March 23 is one of two significant date for Pakistan, other being the 14 August, the Independence Day.
The day is celebrated in the memory to commemorate the event when the Muslim League drafted the political resolution at theMinar-e-Pakistan (lit. Pakistan Tower) that called for establishing the independent federation of four provinces located in north-western region of British India on 23 March 1940.
Reaching the national concession on 23 March 1956 to promulgate the first set of the Constitution of Pakistan, it marked the successful constitutional transition of Pakistan from the dominion to Islamic Republic— the world's first Islamic republic. Since then, the day is celebrated annually at the national level as a public holiday and the joint inter-services commonly holds a military parade for the celebration of the event.