Ghulam Hussain (politician)
Pakistan Peoples Party (S.B)
|President||Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry|
|Prime Minister||Zulfikar Ali Bhutto|
|Preceded by||J. A. Rahim, Mubashir Hasan|
|Succeeded by||General Tikka Khan|
|Federal Minister for Railways of Pakistan|
June 26, 1936 |
|Political party||Pakistan Peoples Party|
|Spouse(s)||Zarina Parvin (Late)|
He practised as a doctor in Mandi Bahauddin for some time and gained popularity for his charity work. He joined Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and formed the Pakistan Peoples Party. He won election and became a Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan (MNA) and later a Minister.
He was arrested and exiled by Gen Zia-ul-Haq from Pakistan in the early 1980s.
Childhood to mid-life
Hussain was born in the village of Jammarghal, union council Nakka Khurrud, Tehsil & District Jhelum. His father was Haji Muhammed Akbar jutt and his mother Hajjan Rasul Bibi; they were both farmers. His parents had three sons and two daughters. The names of the sons are Ghulam Hussain, Ghulam Mustafa and Ghulam Ahmad. Ghulam Hussain has two sister, Ghulam Fatima and Late Fazil Bibi.
The boys attended school in the village of Chakri three miles away every day. Hussain graduated top of his middle school, Chakri Rajgaan Teh. Jhelum, in 1952, then matriculated from Muslim Model High School, Lahore. He finished his high school in 1954 and then joined Government College Lahore where he gained a B.Sc in biology in 1958. He graduated with an MBBS from King Edward Medical College Lahore in 1963.
He started medical practice at Mandi Bahauddin in 1963. Because this was the nearest town from his village. He used to visit his native area on every Friday and treated free of cost. He started to organize Kayssan Council of his native area in 1964.
|Member of National Assembly of Pakistan
|Member of Constitution Committee of Pakistan
|Member of National Health Committee of Pakistan
|Advisor to Governor of the Punjab
|Deputy Secretary-General of the PPP
|Member of the Delegation of Pakistan during Simla Accord
|Deputy Secretary General, PPP Punjab
|Reelected Member of National Assembly
|Federal Minister for Railways of Pakistan
|Party political offices|
|Secretary-General of Pakistan Peoples Party