Iftikhar Hussain Khan Mamdot

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Nawab Iftikhar Hussain Mamdot
1st Chief Minister of Punjab
In office
15 August 1947 – 25 January 1949
Preceded by Position Established
Succeeded by Governor's rule
Personal details
Born Nawab Iftikhar Hussain Khan Mamdot
Died October 16, 1969(1969-10-16) (aged 62–63)
Cause of death Influenza
Relations Asma Mamdot (niece)[3]

Nawab Iftikhar Hussain Khan of Mamdot (Urdu: نواب افتخار حسین خان‎; 1906[4] – 16 October 1969[4]) was a Pakistani politician from Punjab. He was the 1st Chief Minister of Punjab from 15 August 1947 to 25 January 1949. Earlier he was elected to the office of the President of All-India Muslim League in 1942 after his father had died serving that office before him. He had earned the confidence of Muhammad Ali Jinnah and was appointed by him as Punjab chief minister in 1947.[2][5][6][7] He was also the uncle of Dr. Asma Mamdot, MP from 2008 to 2013.[3]

First Chief Minister of Punjab (1947 – 49)

Mamdot took oath as chief minister of punjab on 15 August 1947 on the day of independence of India and after the independence of Pakistan.[5][6][7] He governed for 17 months (15 Aug 1947-25 Jan 1949), until he was removed from government on 25 January 1949.[6] He was succeeded by Governor's Rule. Tributes were paid to him by Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust members for his services to the Pakistan Movement in an October, 2013 meeting in Lahore.[2]


  1. ^ Khan Mamdot, Iftikhar Nawab. "Dr. Asma Mamdoot - Punjab Assembly". Provincial Assembly of the Punjab website. p. 2. , Retrieved 5 Aug 2016
  2. ^ a b c Mamdot, Nawab Iftikhar Hussain Khan. "Remembering vets". Nation. p. 1. , The Nation newspaper, Published 27 Oct 2013, Retrieved 5 Aug 2016
  3. ^ a b Arzan, Mamdot. "Mamdot's profile". p. 1. , Asma Mamdot's Member Profile on Provincial Assembly of the Punjab website, Retrieved 5 Aug 2016
  4. ^ a b Mamdot, Iftikhar Hussain. "MAMDOT Profile". , Retrieved 5 Aug 2016
  5. ^ a b Khan, Iftikhar Hussain. "Ex Chief Ministers of Punjab". Pakinformation. p. 1. 
  6. ^ a b c Mamdoot, Nawab Iftikhar. "The Chief Ministers Of Punjab". 
  7. ^ a b Khan, Iftikhar Hussain. "Factional conflict between Mian Mumtaz Mohammad Khan Daultana and Nawab Iftikhar Hussain Khan of Mamdot in the Punjab Muslim League". Imran Aqeel Daultana. , Retrieved 25 July 2017

Further reading

  • Kamran, Tahir (2009), "Early phase of electoral politics in Pakistan: 1950s" (PDF), South Asian Studies, 24 (2): 257–282 
  • Samad, Yunas (1995), A Nation in Turmoil: Nationalism and Ethnicity in Pakistan, 1937-1958, Sage, ISBN 978-0-8039-9214-6 
  • Talbot, Ian (1998), Pakistan: A Modern History, St. Martin's Press, ISBN 978-0-312-21606-1 

External links

  • Profile of Nawab Iftikhar Hussain of Mamdot on storyofpakistan.com website
  • Our Chief Ministers
  • Factional conflict between Mian Mumtaz Mohammad Khan Daultana and Nawab Iftikhar Hussain Khan of Mamdot in the Punjab Muslim League
  • The Chief Ministers
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