G.K on Sheikh Abdullah for JKSSB

 

Sheikh Abdullah:



Born: 5th December 1905, in Soura, Srinagar

Died: 8th September, 1982

Education: B.Sc from Islamic college, Lahore; M.Sc in Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University in 1930.

Marriage: 1933 with Akbar Jahan daughter of Michael Harry Nedou (A European proprietor)

Politics:

Formed All J&K Muslim Conference on 16th October 1932, Kashmir’s first political party

1939: muslim conference renamed as National conference with support from Chaudhary Ghulam Abbas of Jammu

1946: Initiated the Quit Kashmir movement

For this, he was arrested and sentenced to imprisonment for three years in 1946 but was released after 16 months.

Prime Minister of J&K at that time: R.C.Kak

J.L.Nehru was arrested on 22nd June and kept at the Dak Bungalow in Domel, close to Muzaffarabad (PoK at present) for entering in J&K without "visa"

Nehru entered by Kohala bridge and was greeted by slogans "GO back" and later was arrested.

Nehru ji returned to Delhi following a summon from Gandhi ji. Later, R.C.Kak met the Indian National Congress leaders in July and Nehru was permitted to revisit Srinagar where he met Sheikh Abdullah in jail. 

17th March1948: Sheikh Abdullah become P.M of J&K (2nd after independence; 1st being M.C. Mahajan)

8th August 1953: Government dismissed by Dr. Karan Singh and Sheikh Abdullah was jailed after this for 11 years on account of anti-national activities. Bakshi Ghulam Mohammad succeeded as Prime Minister of J&K.

Sheikh Abdullah also visited Pakistan in 1964 as a mediator between India and Pakistan

1975: Become the C.M of state for the first time. He was an MLC when he assumed Chief minister seat. It only become possible after Indira-Sheikh accord

1977: Again become C.M and remained C.M till his death on 8th September 1982 and was succeeded by his son Dr. Farooq Abdullah.

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