Death anniversary of Renowned Pakistan Movement leaders Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar being observed today (Feb 14). Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar was a Muslim League stalwart, a Pakistan movement activist and later on a Pakistani politician.
He also had a deep interest in Islamic mysticism, a fact which probably reflects the influence of his associate Maulana Ali. Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar remained member of Indian National Congress 1927–31, was elected Municipal Commissioner, From 1932 to 1936, Nishtar was a member of All India Muslim League (AIML) Council, member NWFP (Northwest Frontier Province) legislative Assembly 1937 to 1945, Finance Minister NWFP 1943–45, member AIML Working Committee, 1944–1947, represented the All India Muslim League at the Simla Conference in 1945.
Abdur Rab Nishtar died on 14 February 1958 in Karachi and buried at Mazar-e-Quaid near the Tomb of Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founding father of Pakistan to acknowledge his services in the cause of Pakistan.
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