Amin, Nurul

Portrait
Born: Jul 15, 1897 AD
Died: 1974 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: Pakistani
Categories: Prime Ministers


1897 - Born on July 15th at village Shahbazpur in Brahmanbaria district.

 

1915 - He passed entrance examination from Mymensingh Zila School, I.A.

 

1917 - Received his B.A from Mymensingh Ananda Mohan College.

 

1924 - Joined the Mymensingh Judge Court Bar after obtaining his B.L degree from Calcutta University.

 

1929 - Started his public career as a member of Mymensingh Local Board. 

 

1930 - He became a member of Mymensingh District Board.

 

1932 - Became the commissioner of Mymensingh Municipality. 

 

1937-1945 - He was the chairman of Mymensingh District Board. 

 

        - Nurul Amin was the president of Mymensingh district unit of muslim league, and was elected the vice president of Bengal Provincial Muslim League.

 

1946 - Amin was elected a member of the Bengal Legislative Assembly and was elected its Speaker.

 

1947-1954 - He was also a member of the Pakistan National Assembly.

 

       - Nurul Amin was elected the chief minister of East Pakistan.

 

       - He opposed the language movement, and was allegedly instrumental to the killing of language activists by police firing on 21 February.

 

       - He was defeated by the united front candidate in the Provincial Assembly elections.

 

1962 - Joined National Democratic Front (NDF) headed by Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy and was thus associated with the movement against autocratic rule of Ayub Khan.

 

1964 - He was elected president of NDF after the death of Suhrawardy.

 

1965-1969 - He was elected member of the National Assembly and was the leader of the combined opposition Parliamentary Party.

 

       - Amin was made the chairman of Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) formed as an united platform of National Democratic Front, jamaat-e-islami, Nezam-e-Islam, Council Muslim League, and awami league (pro 8-point).
 

1971 - He was prime minister of Pakistan.

 

1972-1973 - He was the Vice President of Pakistan. 

 

1974 - Died in Rawalpindi on 2 October.

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