Abdul Jabbar Khan
|Abdul Jabbar Khan|
|আব্দুল জব্বার খান|
|Speaker of the National Assembly|
12 June 1965 – 25 March 1969
|Deputy||Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry|
|Preceded by||Fazlul Qadir Chaudhry|
|Succeeded by||Zulfikar Ali Bhutto|
30 June 1902|
Baherchar, Bengal Presidency, British India
|Died||23 April 1984
|Political party||Muslim League (Before 1962)
Convention Muslim League (1962–1969)
|Alma mater||University of Dhaka|
He was born on 1 January 1902 in Baher char, Barisal. He graduated from Barisal Zila School in 1919 and two years later from Brojomohun College. He did his undergraduate and graduate studies from the Dhaka University.
In 1929 he joined the judicial branch of Bengal Civil Service. In his career he served as the subordinate judge, additional district judge and district judge and a justice of the Dhaka High Court. He started his political career in 1962 with the Muslim league and in 1964 he was made the president of the East Pakistan wing of the Muslim League. In 1965 he was elected to the Pakistan National Assembly from Barisal. he went on to be elected Speaker of the National Assembly.
He died on 23 April 1984 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Fazlul Qadir Chaudhry
|Speaker of the National Assembly
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
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