Liaquat Ali Khan


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Liaquat Ali Khan

(lēä`kət älē` kän), 1895–1951, first prime minister of Pakistan. He was educated at Aligarh Muslim Univ. and at Oxford and was admitted to the English bar in 1922. A year later he joined the Muslim League. He served (1926–40) in the United Provs. legislative council, and while there he became (1936) general secretary of the Muslim League; thereafter he was chief lieutenant to Muhammad Ali JinnahJinnah, Muhammad Ali
, 1876–1948, founder of Pakistan, b. Karachi. After his admission to the bar in England, he returned to India to practice law. Early in his career he was a fervent supporter of the Indian National Congress and an advocate of Hindu-Muslim unity.
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. He represented the Muslim League in the Central Legislative Assembly of India from 1940 to 1946, when he was appointed to the interim Indian government organized by the British to prepare the way for India's independence. With the creation of Pakistan (Aug., 1947) he became prime minister of the new dominion. He was assassinated in 1951.

Liaquat Ali Khan

 

Born Oct. 1, 1895, in Karnal; died Oct. 16, 1951, in Rawalpindi. Pakistani politician and statesman.

Liaquat graduated from the universities of Allahabad and Oxford. He was a lawyer by profession. In 1923, he joined the Muslim League, and in 1936 he became its general secretary. In 1923, Liaquat was elected to the Legislative Council in the United Provinces. He was later elected to the Legislative Assembly of India, where he headed the parliamentary faction of the Muslim League. In 1946 he was a member of the Executive Council under the viceroy in India. In August 1946 he entered the interim government of J. Nehru. Liaquat was one of the main leaders of the movement for the formation of Pakistan. He was proclaimed the “leader of the nation,” the qaid-i millat. After the formation of Pakistan in August 1947, Liaquat Ali Khan became its first prime minister. In 1950 he was elected president of the Muslim League. He was killed in Rawalpindi. The materials dealing with the investigation of his death have not been published.

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