MAULANA ABDUS SATTAR KHAN NIAZI

MAULANA ABDUS SATTAR KHAN NIAZI

A RENOWNED SCHOLAR, A RELIGIOUS LEADER, A PREACHER OF ISLAM, A FREEDOM FIGHTER AND A LIEUTENANT OF THE FATHER OF THE NATION QUAID-E-AZAM MUHAMMAD ALI JINNAH, MAULANA ABDUS SATTAR KHAN NIAZI WAS BORN AT ISAKHEL IN DISTRICT MIANWALI ON 1 OCTOBER, 1915. AFTER HIS EARLY EDUCATION FROM THE GOVERN- MENT HIGH SCHOOL ISAKHEL, HE OPTED FOR RELIGIOUS EDUCATION AND GOT THE CERTIFICATE OF MAHAR-E-TABLIGH FROM THE ISHAAT-E – ISLAM COLLEGE LAHORE .HE GOT HONOURS DEGREE IN PERSIAN AND MASTER’S DEGREE IN 1940. HE WAS APPOINTED DEAN OF ISLAMIC STUDIES IN ISLAMIA COLLEGE IN 1942 IN 1947 HE ENTERED INTO THE REALM OF ACTIVE POLITICS.

THE EARLY STUDENT LIFE OF MAULANA ABDUS SATTAR KHAN NIAZI IS MARKED WITH AN ACTIVE STRUGGLE FOR THE CREATION OF PAKISTAN AS A STUDENT LEADER. HE WAS ELECTED THE PRESIDENT OF THE PUNJAB MUSLIM, STUDENTS FEDERATION IN 1938 .HE WAS ELECTED CHAIRMAN OF THE ALL-PAKISTAN MUSLIM LEAGUE RURAL PROPAGANDA COMMITTEE IN 1941-42 UNDER THE PATRONAGE AND GUIDANCE OF THE QUAID-E-AZAM MUHAMMAD ALI JINNAH.HE WAS ELECTED THE CONVENER OF THE KHALAFAT- E-PAKISTAN GROUP OF THE MUSLIM LEAGUE IN 1947 . HE  WAS ELECTED AS SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE ALL- PAKISTAN AWAMI MUSLIM LEAGUE IN 1950 AND WAS ELECTED AS THE PRESIDENT OF THE CENTRAL JUP IN 1989.MAULANA ABDUS SATTAR KHAN NIAZI WAS ELECTED AS MEMBER OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY PUNJAB IN 1946 AND IN 1951. HE WAS ELECTED MEMBER OF THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY IN 1988 AND IN 1990.HE HELD THE PORTFOLIOS OF THE MINISTRIES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT, SOCIAL WELFARE, SPECIAL EDUCATION, RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS AND MINORITIES AFFAIRS AS FEDERAL MINISTER DURING THE PERIOD FROM 1991-1993.HE WAS ELECTED TO THE SENATE OF PAKISTAN IN MARCH, 1994

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