A. K. Fazlul Huq

A. K. Fazlul Huq

Abul Kasem Fazlul Huq; popular with the title Sher-e-Bangla, was the first elected Prime Minister of Bengal under British rule. A distinguished lawyer and advocate, he served as General Secretary of the Indian National Congress; and was a working committee member of the All India Muslim League. In 1929, he founded the Krishak Praja Party. In 1943, Huq moved the Lahore Resolution, which called for the creation of sovereign Muslim-majority states in eastern and northwestern British India. After the Partition of India, he moved to Pakistan and led the United Front government in East Bengal, serving as Chief Minister and Governor. He later served as central minister of home affairs, food ... more on Wikipedia

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