Liaquat Ali Khan


The first Prime Minister of Pakistan, Liaquat Ali Khan, was born on 1st October 1896 in the affluent family of Kernaal. He was the second son of “Khan Rukn-ud-Daula Nawab Rustam Ali Khan”. His ancestors had migrated from Iran to India approximately 500 years ago. The big portion of the assets in land shape of Nawab Rustam Ali Khan was in U.P and most often he used to stay there.

That’s why Liaquat Ali Khan, spend his childhood in U.P. He got his primary education from his own house. He passed his graduation from M.A.O College Ali Garh in 1918. This college was transformed into a university afterwards. His elders wanted him to join Indian Civil Services, but Nawabzada Liaquat Ali Khan had different prospective in his mind. That’s why he convinced his elders and went to England for higher studies. He studied law until 1923.

He participated in Politics during his stay in England and was appointed as the President of Indian Society. After returning to India, he stayed in U.P and started to take interest in educational, social and reformation activities of society. In 1926, he took part in the elections of U.P assembly and was appointed as a member of Assembly. He had been rendering his services as the vice president of Assembly for six years. He was the leader of Democratic Party of U.P in those days. And how his life passed on for acquiring an independent state for the Muslims of Sub continent.



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