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2nd Governor-General Khawaja Nazimuddin

Khawaja Nazimuddin was the Second Governor-General of Pakistan. After the death of Liaquat Ali Khan, he served as the second Prime Minister of Pakistan.
Khawaja Nazimuddin was a man of faith sincerity and simplicity. He had a great love for Islam and its traditions.

Family Background

Khawaja Nazimuddin was a rich landlord and he was a nephew of Nawab Salimullah. He has belonged to the Nawab family of Dhaka. He was the son of Khawaja Nazimuddin and Nawabzadi Bilkees Bano and was married to Shah Bano, daughter of Khawaja Ashraf in 1924.

Early Life

Khawaja Nazimuddin was born on 19th July at Dhaka. He received his early education from the united kingdom. He was also graduated from Aligarh Muslim University.
He started his political career in 1922. He was appointed as the “Education Minister” of Bengal from 1929 to 1934 due to his qualification.

Khawaja Nazimuddin 2nd Governor-General of Pakistan
Khawaja Nazimuddin

In the election of 1937, he elected a member of the Bengal Assembly and appointed the minister of the province worked until December 1941.
After the creation of Pakistan, Khawaja Nazimuddin became a farmer as Governor-General of Pakistan. After the death of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in 1948.

However, after the death of Liaquat Ali Khan, he became the Prime Minister of Pakistan in 1951. He also acted as a representative of the Constituent Assembly and as the president of the Muslim League.

Dismissal as PM

Negative circumstances like poor economic conditions and the differences between the Punjabi and the Bengali population led to the dismissal of Nazimuddin as Prime Minister on April 17, 1953.

Governor-General Ghulam Muhammad removed the Prime Minister and allowed the new ministry to be formed by Muhammad Ali Bogra.
After a long illness, Khawaja Nazimuddin died on 22 October 1964 at the age of 70. He buried at suhrawardy udyan.

Personal life

Khawaja Nazimuddin got married in 1924. he died on October 22, 1964. He was buried next to the graves of Bangladeshi national leaders at the Suhrawardiudyan, inside the premises of the Dhaka High Court.

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