Minar e Pakistan in Lahore

Minar Pakistan, is the National Monument of Pakistan located in the heart of Lahore. The period of construction of the memorial was from 1960 to 1968. The memorial stands on the ground as the Muslim League of India passed the Lahore Resolution on March 23, 1940.

Minar Pakistan Tower in Lahore. It was later called the Pakistani Resolution, on March 23, 1940. The first official call for a separate and independent homeland for the Muslims of British India, as espoused by the Ummah theory. The decision eventually aided in the emergence of an independent Pakistani state in 1947. The tower is located in the middle of an urban park called the Great Iqbal Park.

The tower was designed and supervised by Nasruddin Murad Khan, a Russian-born architect and civil engineer. The minaret provides a panoramic view that can be accessed by taking a flight of stairs or by elevator. The base of the tower is in the shape of a flower. The area around the monument is covered with gardens and flowers. The site is often used for political and religious occasions. It is also known as the Freedom Tower in Pakistan.

The base is about 8 meters above the ground. The tower rises about 62 meters on the base and the total height of the minaret is about 70 meters above the ground. The petals of the flower unfold like the base with a height of 9 meters. The measurement of the pinnacle is around 9.75 meters. The podium is built of ornate tiles and faces the Badshahi Mosque. The base consists of four platforms. To symbolize the humble beginning of the struggle for freedom, the first platform was built with uncut stones from taxis.

The second platform was made of hammered stones and the third was made of hewn stones. The cleaned white marble utilized for the fourth and last stage portrays the progress of the Pakistan Development. The structure uses images of the crescent and stars, which are signs symbolizing the culture of Pakistan, as seen similarly in the national flag.

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