MAMDOT, NAWAB IFTIKHAR HUSAIN KHAN OF (1905-1969)Iftikhar Husain Khan was born in Mamdot in the part of Punjab that served as the cultural and linguistic boundary between Punjab and the United Provinces (Uttar Pradesh) of British India He migrated to Pakistan in 1947 and became the first chief minister of Pakistan’s Punjab appointed to the position by Muhammad Ali Jinnah and Liaqat Ali Khan He resigned in 1949, and in 1950 he left the Muslim League to form a party of his own, the Jinnah Muslim League He came back to the Muslim League in 1953 and was rewarded by Governor-General Ghulam Muhammad who appointed him governor of Sindh province Mamdot held this position for two years but left in 1955, after Ghulam Muhammad departed from the political scene After Ghulam Muhammad’s departure, Mamdot was once again back in the political wilderness He reappeared later during the Ayub Khan period (1958-1969), when he joined a number of other veteran Muslim Leaguers to convene a meeting to express support for the military leader The Convention Muslim League was the product of these efforts, and Mamdot became its deputy leader He died in Lahore

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