A Pakistani artist Asim Mirza has created the largest sculpture of founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah. Making the nation proud, the sculptor has shown his love for the founder through his art.
He has made 13 feet high sculpture of worth Rs 25 lacs. The sculpture is made in a year with fiber and other materials. It can also be converted to Silver and 3D colors. Heavy machines or cranes can only lift the sculpture.
Speaking to a local media, Asim said that for the past 25 years, he has been associated with the art of sculpture. Earlier, he has made the first dinosaur sculpture in Pakistan in the year 1998 for a renowned housing society private.
Moreover, he also made the model of Baluchitherium [the largest land mammal] for the Natural History Museum of the Ministry of Science and Islamabad. The herbivorous Baluchitherium, which literally translates to the beast of Balochistan. It was around 18 feet tall at the shoulder and weighed approximately 20 tons and is an extinct hornless ancestor of the modern rhinoceros
“I wanted to make the largest statue of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and prepare it for the project. The project is completed after the hard work of day and night. The services should be a tribute to Pakistan’s greatest leader,” he said.
Furthermore, he also said that he wants the Pakistan government to honour his artwork and present it to the world. He wishes to see his sculpture in Quaid-e-Azam’s Mausoleum or Prime Minister’s house or any government building. The main aim to place his sculpture in government officers is for Pakistani politicians to see and remember Quaid’s services for the betterment of the country.
WOW: Sculptor Asim Mirza from Karachi wanted to pay tribute to the services of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. So he decided to set a new national record by making the largest sculpture of the founding leader of Pakistan. Have a look!#Karachi #TimesOfKarachi
Gepostet von The Times of Karachi am Samstag, 14. März 2020
Quaid-e-Azam’s sculpture in London
Moreover, earlier, in 2017, a sculpture of Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah was also revealed for the first time at the British Museum in London. Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan unveiled the statue. Many city’s top officials attended the ceremony. Sadiq Khan in his address on the occasion paid rich tributes to Quaid-e-Azam and declared him a great leader.
However, Pakistanis from all corners of the world were calling it a historic moment. It celebrated Jinnah’s status as an iconic leader of not only Pakistan but also his stature in international politics and world affairs.
Jinnah served as the leader of the All-India Muslim League from 1913 until Pakistan’s creation on 14 August 1947. He then became Pakistan’s first Governor-General until his death on 11 September 1958. Jinnah demanded separate nation for the Muslims. He left a deep and respected legacy in Pakistan. Innumerable streets, roads and localities in the world are named after Jinnah.
However, there are also some shocking facts about him that keep on circulating on social media.