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Letter to BS: Pakistan's shaky experiments with democracy

Nazimuddin made himself the Prime Minister and appointed Ghulam Mohammed as governor general

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With reference to 'Pakistan's experiments with democracy' (April 27), the writer has omitted an important name, that of Khawaja Nazimuddin (Pakistan's second Prime Minister) from the list of Pakistan's prime ministers. Nazimuddin had become governor general of Pakistan after M A Jinnah's death in 1948. After assassination of Liaqat Ali Khan, Pakistan's first prime minister, in 1951, Nazimuddin made himself the Prime Minister and appointed Ghulam Mohammed as governor general. Nazimuddin remained prime minister for two and a half years till April 1953 when he was dismissed by Ghulam Mohammed for incompetence, bringing an end to his long political career.

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First Published: Apr 29 2018 | 11:41 PM IST

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