08 May, 2021

Two-Man Theory

One man, two nations. The Jinnah debate heats up again.

Two-Man Theory

“How is what Jinnah demanded for the Muslims different from what everybody wants nowadays—like separate representation for Yadavs or Dalits?”

—Ashis Nandy, Political psychologist


“Jinnah had a pivotal role to play in the mutually conflicting nationalist self-projections of secular India and Islamic Pakistan. Still, he was a nationalist throughout.”

—Ayesha Jalal, Pakistani historian

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