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Liaquat Ali Khan

Liaquat Ali Khan

He was the 1st prime Minister of Pakistan and 1st Finance Minister of India in the Interim Government. He was born on 1st October 1896. He played a vital role in the independence of Pakistan and India with Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Liaquat was given a title of Quaid-e-Millat and Shaheed-e-Millat.


He got birth in the very small town of karnal and he belonged to a family who are very strong financially. He completed his graduation in the subject of political science. He done his Bachelors in law from Muhammadin Anglo oriented college. When his father died he decided to go back to Britain, there his dream came true and he was given a degree of master’s in law and degree of justice from the University of Oxford.

Career in Politics

The career of Liaquat Ali Khan has gone through many ups and downs. He was very young when he joined politics. He was very fond of Muslim League, many leaders offer him to enter their company, and Liquat Ali Khan didn’t accept their offer so he joined Muslim League. When Mohammad Ali Jinnah was leading Muslim League the last session of the league was held. Its goal was to restore and make some changes in the members of the party. He started his career of Parliamentary in 1926. His participation in Legislative affairs was very active. He got married two times.

Prime Minister

After the independence he became the 1st Prime Minister. He faced many problems in his early days. He and Jinnah struggled very hard to solve the problems that were faced by the Muslims and to make a strong administration for the nation. Objective Resolution was represented by him. He said that he has not seen an Occasion like this. During his period, it was decided to solve the fight of Kashmir between India and Pakistan in a polite way and they decided to get help by UN. Mohammad Ali Jinnah was very ill at that time and when he died it became very difficult for the Muslims to handle the problems caused by the Hindus.

Role in Pakistan

He played a vital role in the independence of Pakistan. He worked side by side with Quaid-e-Azam for the peace and betterment of the country. During his period Pakistan took its first step in the field of constitution making as well as Foreign Policy. He faces many problems in the Independence of Pakistan but he never loses hope and tried his best for the Muslims to live in a separate homeland.


He died on 16th October, 1951Someone shot him two times on his chest. He was given a title of Shaheed-e-Millat or Martyr of a Nation.


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