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  BANGLAPEDIA: Suhrawardy, Huseyn Shaheed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
As its general secretary from 1937-1943, Suhrawardy was engaged in organising the Bengal Provincial Muslim League throughout the length and breadth of the province.
Suhrawardy was the mover of the official resolution of the Delhi Muslim Legislators' Convention held on 7-9 April 1946 on the initiative of Jinnah.
On the eve of the 1947 partition Suhrawardy envisioned the establishment of a state in Eastern India comprising the whole of Bengal and Assam and the adjoining districts of Bihar.
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Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (September 8, 1892 - December 5, 1963) was a politician from Bengal in undivided India, and later in East Pakistan, who served as Prime Minister of Pakistan from 1956 until 1957.
Suhrawardy was born to a prominent Muslim family in the town of Midnapore, West Bengal.
Suhrawardy returned to the subcontinent in 1921 and became involved in politics in Bengal.
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 Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy [1892-1963] (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy was born on September 8, 1892, in an illustrious Muslim family from Midnapore in West Bengal, India.
Suhrawardy's mother was the first Muslim woman to pass the Senior Cambridge examination.
Suhrawardy became the fifth Prime Minister of Pakistan on September 12, 1956.
www.storyofpakistan.com.cob-web.org:8888 /person.asp?perid=P016   (330 words)

 Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy - History of Bangladesh, Road To 1971   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy was born on September 8, 1892,in Midnapore in West Bengal, India.
Suhrawardy received his B. degree from Oxford University and was called to the Bar from Grey's Inn in 1918.
In October 1957, Suhrawardy resigned from his Premiership due to the President's refusal to convene a meeting of Parliament for seeking a vote of confidence.
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 From a Biography of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy: "Bengal Famine"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
From a Biography of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy: "Bengal Famine"
Shaheed Bhai came to New Delhi many times and spent hours with officials in charge of food supplies, arranging to send as much rice as possible to famine-striken Bengal because the agents handling rice import were Ispahani and Company.
Shaheed Bhai tried to persuade the Ministry to appoint one or two Hindu agents for which he earned the enmity of the Ispahanis.
www.globalwebpost.com /farooqm/study_res/suhrawardy/famine.html   (918 words)

When Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy died in Beirut in December 1963, the general feeling in both East and West Pakistan was that a staunch defender of democracy had passed on, that the country was so much the poorer by his departure.
Suhrawardy’s goal of keeping Pakistan intact as a state was as serious a proposition as that of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s in encouraging Bengalis to move away from it.
(Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, former prime minister of undivided Bengal, former prime minister of Pakistan and founder of the Awami League, died on 5 December 1963 in Beirut).
www.newagebd.com /2005/dec/05/edit.html   (2641 words)

 Kirtimaan - Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy
As its general secretary from 1937-1943, Suhrawardy was engaged in organizing the Bengal Provincial Muslim League throughout the length and breadth of the province.
As it is widely known, on the eve of the 1947 partition Suhrawardy, at that time the Prime Minister of the province, in collaboration with some Bangali Hindu leaders initiated a move for a United Independent Bengal as a third dominion alongside India and Pakistan.
Later on when Suhrawardy involved himself in Pakistan politics he was in favor of solving the Bangali-non-Bangali problems within the framework of united Pakistan on the basis of equal rights and power-sharing.
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 Memoirs of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy: "Direct Action Day"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Suhrawardy, accompanying the Governor and the army commander on a tour of inspection on 18 August, showed them an area of Calcutta, Suvabazaar, which was strewn with the bodies of dead Muslims.
Suhrawardy explained that the riot was a consequence of the formation of the interim government without Muslim League representation and the deeply-held Muslim belief of a deliberate British creation of Hindu-Muslim misunderstanding as a rationale to hand over power only to the Congress Party.
Suhrawardy also convinced him that a united India was impossible and cooperation of the Muslim League was essential if India was to be saved from civil war.
www.globalwebpost.com /farooqm/study_res/suhrawardy/direct_action.html   (2335 words)

 Recalling a Great Man: Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy
Some time ago there was something of a controversy in the newspapers on the post-partition politics of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, prime minister from September 1956 to October 1957, in the context of unity between east and west Pakistan.
Mr Suhrawardy’s tenure ended when Mirza threatened to dismiss him if he did not resign because he had exposed the treachery of the Republican Party which was his Awami League’s coalition partner in the government.
Mr Suhrawardy had decided to address a public meeting in Lahore’s Mochi Gate where the atmosphere was very hostile and the crowd (according to intelligence reports) ready for violence because of his avowed advocacy of joint electorates.
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Introduction:The forty-first death-anniversary of Huseyn Shaheed (H.S.) Suhrawardy was observed in Bangladesh on Sunday, December 5, 2004.
Doubtless, this was a befitting tribute to H.S. Suhrawardy, the ardent defender of the vulnerable Bengali Muslims and a dauntless champion of a parliamentary democracy in Pakistan.
Since H.S. Suhrawardy had a long political career that was filled with spectacular events and landmark circumstances, spanning over a period of at least 43 years, it is problematic to provide an exhaustive analysis of all phases of his long political life within the scope of a single article.
www.bangladesh-web.com /news/view.php?hidDate=2004-12-07&hidType=HIG&hidRecord=0000000000000000028534   (5089 words)

 H. S. Suhrawardy Becomes Prime Minister [1956]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Suhrawardy tried to remove the economic disparity between the Eastern and Western wings of the country but to no avail.
Suhrawardy was at the mercy of central bureaucracy fighting to save the One Unit.
Suhrawardy requested to seek a vote of confidence in the National Assembly, but this request was turned down.
www.storyofpakistan.com /articletext.asp?artid=A061   (303 words)

 Pakistan Link - Letter & Opinion
Suhrawardyís concept of Pakistan was that of a liberal democracy with near-autonomous states (with a weak centre) getting closer together over a period of time, not by fiat but by the needs of interdependence.
Of all the rulers that I had the privilege of being acquainted with, I think, Suhrawardyís precepts were closest to Jinnahís Pakistan - Pakistan as a homeland for the Muslims of the subcontinent with the ethos of a Muslim state, non-sectarian, modern and democratic.
Suhrawardy was incarcerated by Ayub and later to die in exile.
www.pakistanlink.com /Opinion/2000/Jan/14/02.html   (1472 words)

 Kirtimaan - Liberation War - Against British
Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq, popularly known as Sher-e-Bangla or Huk Saheb, was born on 26 October 1873, at his maternal uncle's house at Saturia, a prosperous village in the Southern parts of the district of Bakerganj.
Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy was born in distinguished family of Midnapur in West Bengal in 1892.
He was a Prime Minister (provincial Chief Minister was designated as Prime Minister until 1947) of Bengal (1946) and Prime Minister of Pakistan (1956-57).
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 Gandhi's Passion
Though Suhrawardy's dream of becoming the king of Bengal was thus aborted, he lived to emerge less than a decade later (but only briefly to remain) as prime minister of Pakistan.
Suhrawardy agreed, and they moved into the abandoned Hydari House, a once-splendid residence whose terrified Muslim owners had fled, leaving it to be robbed and ruined by looters and hoodlums.
The interlude with Suhrawardy, however, was his last demonstration of the miraculous force of love and the value of trust and faith in one's fellow man as well as in truth.
partners.nytimes.com /books/first/w/wolpert-gandhi.html   (2172 words)

 Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.tamu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
He is also considered as the first populist leader in Pakistan's history.He is the founder of Awami League, one of the two major political parties of present day's Bangladesh.
In conformity with the elite muslim tradition of India, his family members spanned the entire subcontinent speaking Urdu and did not identify themselves as ethnic Bengali.But Suhrawardy learnt Bengali and chose to identify himself with the politics and society of Bengal.
In 1947, the balance of power in Bengal shifted from the Muslim League to Congress, and Suhrawardy stepped down from the Chief Ministership.Unlike other Muslim League stalwarts of India,he did not leave his hometown for newly established Pakistan.Apprehending revenge of Hindus against Muslims in Calcutta after transfer of power, Suhrawardy sought help from Gandhi.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Huseyn_Shaheed_Suhrawardy   (963 words)

 From a Biography of Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy: "Joining Hands with Gandhi" (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-10)
Shaheed Bhai agreed to stay with him, in a dilapidated house in Beliaghata, one of the poorest slums of Calcutta.
Shaheed Bhai spent all his energy and risked his life to bring peace to the riot-torn city of Calcutta, and harmony between its Hindu and Muslim residents.
Shaheed Bhai slept on a mat on the floor as Gandhi did, he ate the same food as Gandhi-and every one knows what Gandhi ate.
www.globalwebpost.com.cob-web.org:8888 /farooqm/study_res/suhrawardy/joining_gandhi.html   (1218 words)

 Presidential Papers, Doc#2142 Cable. Secret To Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, 19 December 1956. In The Papers of Dwight ...
Suhrawardy had written Eisenhower after meetings in Peking with Premier Chou En-lai and Chairman Mao Tse-tung in November.
Suhrawardy presented the Chinese position on the Geneva discussions between the United States and China, the alleged detention of Chinese nationals in the United States, and other aspects of U.S. policy in Asia.
The original State Department draft included the words "and your effective efforts to strengthen the Baghdad Pact" after the word "crises." Eisenhower asked Dulles to reconsider the phrase, which was subsequently deleted.
www.eisenhowermemorial.org /presidential-papers/first-term/documents/2142.cfm   (988 words)

 TIME.com: A Confident Leader or a Chaotic Land -- Jul 22, 1957 -- Page 1
Born in 1893 in Bengal, British India, where his father, Sir Zahid Suhrawardy, was a Moslem high court judge, his mother a noted Moslem writer in a land where women usually live in obscurity.
In office, Suhrawardy quickly shed his Nehru neutralism and his old Indian sympathies; instead, he supported Pakistan's membership in the U.S.-sponsored Southeast Asia Treaty Organization and the British-sponsored.Baghdad Pact, won the plaudits of Moslem Firsters when the U.N. made its strongest-yet condemnation of Nehru on Kashmir.
Suhrawardy puts in twelve-hours-plus work a day, often holds court sprawling on side-by-side twin beds amid a litter of state papers and fly swatters, or riffles through his "Immediate Action" files with a radio or tape recorder blaring.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,862601,00.html   (667 words)

 BANGLAPEDIA: United Bengal Movement
huseyn shaheed suhrawardy, the Premier of the province of Bengal, formally launched his idea of a sovereign state for undivided Bengal.
There had been differences of opinion between Suhrawardy and Sarat Bose regarding the sovereign status of Bengal, but the primary motive of both of them was to resist the partition of the province.
Indeed, Suhrawardy was imbued with such an idea long before some Hindus organised a movement for partition and even before the calcutta riot (1946).
www.banglapedia.org /HT/U_0020.HTM   (2676 words)

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Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy was born on September 8, 1892 into an illustrious Muslim family from Midnapore in West Bengal, India.
Suhrawardy received BCL degree from Oxford University and was called to the Bar from Grey's Inn in 1918.
Suhrawardy along with A. Fazlul Haq and Maulana Bhashani established United Front in 1953 in Dhaka, which won the 1954 general elections.
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 Suhrawardy Udyan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Suhrawardy Udyan (Bangla সোহরাওয়ার্দী উদ্যান) formerly known as Ramna Race Course ground is a national memorial located in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
It is the resting place of three great national leaders, Sher-e-Bangla A.K. Fazlul Huq, Khwaja Nazimuddin and Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy the place being renamed in honour of the latter.
The place is also etched in history as it was here that Sheikh Mujibur Rahman made the first of his stirring speeches in March 7, 1971 months before the outbreak of hostilities between East Pakistan and West Pakistan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Suhrawardy_Udyan   (328 words)

 Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah Biography,info
Begum Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah (July 22, 1915 - December 11, 2000), was a prominent female Pakistani politician, diplomat and author.
She was educated at Loreto House and at the University of Calcutta with a BA Hons.
Her cousin Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy was to the Premier of Bengal, and she herself had addressed her first public gathering in 1931.
www.parsnava.com /biography/sdmc_Shaista_Suhrawardy_Ikramullah   (528 words)

 Pakistan - MSN Encarta
Prime Minister Ali remained in office only until September 1956, when he was succeeded by Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, leader of the Awami League of East Pakistan.
When President Mirza discovered that Suhrawardy was planning an alliance between East and West Pakistani political forces by supporting the presidential aspirations of Firoz Khan Noon, leader of the Republican Party, he forced the prime minister to resign.
President Mirza, however, found that his influence among the Republicans was diminishing and that the new prime minister had come to an understanding with Suhrawardy.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761560851_8/Pakistan.html   (1536 words)

 Punjab Kesari NewsDetails
Stanley Wolpert, the historian and author of the book, writes that Jinnah had told Lord Mountbatten in April 1947 that he would be "delighted" if HS Suhrawardy’s (one of ex-Pak premiers) proposal to create a separate and sovereign Bengal were accepted.
He writes that when Mountbatten asked the Quaid what he thought of Suhrawardy’s proposal, fully expecting him to be shocked at his lieutenant’s "treachery", the Quaid surprised him by replying, "I should be delighted.
Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, who originally hailed from Midnapore in West Bengal, became the fifth prime minister of Pakistan on September 12, 1956.
punjabkesari.com /frmChNewsDetails.aspx?uid=38483&CatName=Other-States   (337 words)

 DAWN - Letters; September 12, 2003
IN her article on Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy (Sept 8), Ruquyya Jafri has expressed the “anguish that for some years not a single newspaper, television network, nor even Radio Pakistan, has so much as mentioned the name of two great leaders without whose invaluable contribution it would be impossible to imagine the existence of Pakistan”.
She is referring to A. Fazlul Huq and Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy.
Mr Suhrawardy was a brilliant lawyer and a seasoned politician.
www.dawn.com /2003/09/12/letted.htm   (2810 words)

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