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Chaudhari Khaliquzzaman

Choudhry Khaliqunnnnzzaman (25 december 1889–1973) was a Pakistani politician and a very important Muslim figure during British India.[1] He was one of the top leaders of the All India Muslim League. He came from the United Provinces (now Uttar Pradesh).

He was the first president of the Pakistan Muslim League. He served as the governor of East Pakistan from March 31, 1953, to May 29, 1954. In 1961, he published his memoirs entitled Pathway to Pakistan. The Urdu version of the autobigoraphy came out in 1967. It is entitled Shahrahay Pakistan. In this book, he approvingly quoted Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy as saying that the two-nation theory proved harmful to the Muslims of India. According to him, Jinnah bade farewell to it in his famous speech of August 11, 1947.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Feroz Khan Noon
Governor of East Pakistan
March 31, 1953-May 29, 1954
Succeeded by
Iskandar Mirza


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