Sardar Abur Rab Nishtar was a prominent figure in movement of Pakistan. He was born on 13th July, 1899 in Peshawar. He is known as kaker because the caste of his family was kaker. He was a member of the committee “All India Muslim league”. He was a great poet as well. His poetry reflects the human values and urged the people for social reforms.
Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar went to a school called mission school and then he got admission in Sanatan Dharram high school which is situated in Peshawar. He wanted to do medical from the famous college in Lahore named “King Edward Medical College” but he was dropped out from there and then he completed his graduation from the University of Punjab. Then he completed L.L.B from the University of Aligarh. He was a very intelligent student and all his teachers gave his examples to junior students.
He was very religious and he was very fond of Islam. He was influenced by Maulana Ali. He joined Indian National Congress for some time. He was very good co-worker of Mohammad Ali Jinnah. Jinnah always guides him in every type of political issue or problem and he also didn’t let him down in any affair.
When Punjab Provincial Government was discharged in 1949, Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar became a Governor of the province “Punjab” He was the first Governor. He worked as a Governor for about two years. He had done many important things for the people of Punjab.
Sardar Nishtar as a lawyer
He has done L.L.B and he worked in the Court. His political mind become clear much earlier that Hindus and Muslims cannot live together because they were totally different from every aspect. The family of Sardar A. Nshtar was not in a favor to enter their son in the field of politics, it was a reason behind it that was faced by his family.
Role in Pakistan
He worked very hard for the separate homeland of the Muslims with Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah. He went to India to address to gatherings and meet people to solve and discuss the problems of the Muslims. After the establishment of Pakistan, Sardar Nishtar maximized his efforts in order to work for the betterment of people and for the country. He led his life with simplicity. He was very sympathetic and he worked with strong spirit to safe the rights of the Muslims.
After his death many colleges and roads are named after him. He became a victim of death on 13thFebruary, 1958. Though he is not with us right now but he will always remain in our hearts because he gave us a separate homeland by working very hard with our great leader Quaid-e-Azam.