Amiruddin Ahmad

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Amiruddin Ahmad
Born
Amiruddin Ahmad

(1895-12-22)22 December 1895
Died19 January 1965(1965-01-19) (aged 69)
TitleGovernor of East Pakistan

Amiruddin Ahmad was a Bengali politician and jurist[1] who served as the Governor of East Pakistan.

Early life[edit]

Amiruddin Ahmad was born on 22 December 1895 in West Bengal. He joined as the Deputy Legal Remembrancer of Bengal on 1 April 1942.[2]

Career[edit]

He was elevated to additional judge of the Calcutta High Court on 6 January 1947. After the partition of India, he moved to East Pakistan. On 15 August 1947 was made the judge of the Dhaka High Court.[citation needed] He was one of three justices on the Rawalpindi conspiracy Tribunal in Hyderabad, Sindh.[3] On 10 November 1953 he was made the chairman of the Boundary Commission. On 22 September 1954 he was made the Chief Justice of Dhaka High Court. On 14 June 1955 he was appointed Acting Governor of East Bengal. On 9 March 1956 he was appointed a judge in the Federal Court of Pakistan.[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ranjan, Sudhanshu (2014). Justice, Judocracy and Democracy in India: Boundaries and Breaches. Routledge. ISBN 9781317809777.
  2. ^ a b "Ahmed, Justice Amiruddin". Banglapedia. Retrieved 13 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Conspiracy Trial Reaches Judgement". Pakistan Affairs. Vol. VI, no. 12. Information Division, Embassy of Pakistan. 4 February 1953. p. 3.
  4. ^ Rizvi, Hasan Askari (2000). The Military & Politics in Pakistan, 1947-1997. Sang-e-Meel Publications. p. 332. ISBN 9789693511482.
Preceded by Governor of East Bengal/
Governor of East Pakistan

14 June 1955–9 March 1956
Succeeded by