Ghulam Mohammad Shah

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Ghulam Mohammad Shah or G.M. Shah (20 July 1920 – 6 January 2009) was an Indian politician who was Chief Minister of the state of Jammu and Kashmir[1] from 2 July 1984 to 6 March 1986. He succeeded his brother-in-law Farooq Abdullah. Shah's father-in-law was Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, the founder of the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference, of which Shah was once a senior member. Shah died 6 January 2009 at the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences in Srinagar. He was 88.[2]


  1. ^ Austin, Granville (1999). Working a Democratic Constitution - A History of the Indian Experience. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. p. 546. ISBN 019565610-5. 
  2. ^ Former CM and ANC patron passes away

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Political offices
Preceded by
Farooq Abdullah
Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir
1984 - 1986
Succeeded by
President's Rule