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The party was formed in 1954, Jamaat-i-ulema-e-Islam Pakistan. It was a member of the United Front. In 1966 its asked its party ministers to resign from the government. The party lost all the seats it contested in the 1970 National elections of Pakistan.
Bangladesh Liberation war
The party sided with Pakistan Army in the Bangladesh Liberation war. Its leaders like Maulvi Farid Ahmed supported the Pakistan army and their paramilitary forces. The party was in the Peace Committees of East Pakistan, and provided intelligence to Pakistan Army. Maulvi Farid Ahmad, the head of the party, was killed after the war by members of the Mukti Bahini.
The government of Bangladesh banned all religion based parties, including Nizam-e-Islam, after its independence. The party along with other Islamist parties were reorganized in 1978 under president Ziaur Rahman. It became part of the Islami Okiya Jote alliance composed of six parties.
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