Iskander Mirza is the last Governor-General of Pakistan, and the first President of the country. This biography of Iskander Mirza provides. OBITUARY. MAJOR-GENERAL ISKANDER MIRZA. Iskander Mirza, who died on 13 November , was Governor General of Pakistan () and the first. The only surviving son of Iskander Mirza, Humayun Mirza belongs to a generation whose lives were disrupted by the partition of India in Born in Poona.

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There are unfounded rumors that after the Islamic Revolution in Iranhis grave was desecrated. He was then appointed as the District Officer in the early s and he continued iskader serve in this post for a few years.

President Mirza demanded the resignation of Prime Minister Suhrawardy and turned down his request to seek motion of confidence at the National Assembly.

Shahabuddin acting Amiruddin Ahmad. From a Nation to a State. Pakistan in a Nutshell.

Some regard this imposition of martial law as the reason behind the tumult that was created in Pakistan. October Learn morza and when to remove this template message. He retired from the World Bank in He even introduced martial law in Pakistan for the first time and made his acquaintance Ayub Khan the Military Chief.

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It was this friendship iskaneer brought Zulfikar Ali Bhutto into the political arena of Pakistan. Waziristan War Indo-Pakistani War of Iskander Mirza ruled East Pakistan with an iron fist, having arrested — political activists on his first week, including Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and Yusuf Ali Chowdhury.


Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Retrieved 3 February Retrieved 31 March He felt that in order to work towards real and responsible democracy, the country must have what he called “controlled democracy”.

Iskander Mirza Biography – Childhood, Life Achievements & Timeline

Iskander hankered after power and tried to dominate his country. The military government barred them from leaving Pakistan in time despite the best efforts by Ardeshir Zahedi, Iran’s foreign minister, and President Iskander Mirza’s friends in Pakistan and Iran. Muhammad Ali Bogra Pakistani. Mirza was married twice: His rule as the President of Pakistan ended and he was forced to live a life devoid of glory.

Iskander Mirza

The Mirza family was an extremely influential and wealthy feudal family in Bengal, with close ties with British monarchy. Military Politics in Pakistan.

The newly constituted Electoral College unanimously elected Mirza as the first president upon the promulgation mrza the first set of the Constitution on 23 March Pakistan’s Defence Policy — By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The Mirage of Power. Talukdar, Mohammad Habibur Rahman, ed.

In an attempt to consolidate the powers under his control, President Mirza appointed a new administration cabinet that consisted of bureaucrats and technocrats and unsuccessfully tried by role of the CMLA General Ayub Khan as the Prime Minister on 24 October but such actions could not implemented due to General Ayub Khan’s strong protest and briefly lodged a complain to President Mirza about his ” high hand ” method. This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat Views Read Edit View history.

From —33, Mirza spent time as political agent in the troubled Tribal belthaving served as an assistant commissioner in the districts of Dera Ismail Khan on AprilTonk on MayBannu on Apriland Nowshera on April From Protest to Freedom: Mirza was a member of the Murshidabad family of Sirajuddaulah.


This martial law imposed by country’s first Bengali president was the first example of martial law in Pakistan, which would continue until the dissolution of East Pakistan in This section needs additional citations for verification. He died of a heart attack on 13 Novemberhis 70th birthday, and President Yahya Khan denied him a burial in Pakistan. Retrieved 12 April InMirza was promoted to two-star rank, having skipped the one-star promotion as Brigadierand upgraded his rank as Major-General in the Pakistan Army by the promotion papers approved by Prime Minister Ali Khan.

He led a poor life there as his only source of income was a meagre annual pension. Governor of East Bengal — The two-man rule political regime was evolved under President Mirza and his appointed chief martial law administration and then- mriza chief General Ayub Khan.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. In Bogra administrationhe also took care the matters of Commonwealth and Kashmir affairs ministry as he had gained major political influence in the administration in He also studied in the U.

Muhammad Ali Jinnah Pakistani. Jinnah Nazimuddin Malik Mirza. From Plassey to Pakistan: Retrieved 3 November