Muhammad Ali Jinnah (Quaid-e-Azam) was born in a rented apartment on the second floor of Wazir Mansion in Karachi, Pakistan. on December 25, 1876. At the time of his birth, Jinnah’s official name was Mahomed Ali Jinnahbhai. The eldest of his parents’ seven children, Jinnah was underweight & appeared fragile at the time of his birth. But Jinnah’s mother, Mithibai, was convinced her delicate infant would one day achieve great things. Jinnah’s father, Jinnahbhai Poonja, was a merchant & exporter of grain, cotton, wool, & range of other goods. As a whole, the family belonged to the Khoja Muslim sect.
When Muhammad Ali Jinnah was six years old when his father placed him in the Sindh Madrasatul-Islam School. Jinnah was far from a model student. He was more interested in playing outside with his friends than focusing on his studies. As the proprietor of the thriving trade business. Jinnah’s father emphasized the importance of studying mathematics, but, ironically, mathematics was among Jinnah’s most hated subjects.
When Jinnah was nearly eleven years old, his only paternal aunt came to visit from Bombay, India. Jinnah and his aunt were very close. The aunt suggested that Jinnah return with her to Bombay, she believed the big city would provide him with a better education than Karachi could. Despite his mother’s resistance, Jinnah accompanied his aunt back to Bombay, where she enrolled him in the Gokal Das Tej Primary School. Despite the change of scenery, Jinnah continued to prove himself a restless and unruly student. Within just six months he was sent back to Karachi. His mother insisted he attend Sind Madrassa, but Jinnah was expelled for cutting classes to go horseback riding.