Khan Fida Mohammad Khan
(24 November 1919 – 20 December 2007)was a former President of the Pakistan Muslim League, former senator and governor of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
province of Pakistan
Fida Muhammad Khan was a veteran r and former Governor of NWFP. He had also served as an ex-senator, federal minister, provincial minister, MNA and was the head of Pakistan Muslim League. He had represented Pakistan in United Nations also at an early age of 27.
Khan Fida Muhammad Khan was born in 1919. He was the son of Khan Tehmas Khan, a political Tehsildar
. He was the eldest among the three siblings.
He studied in Peshawar
and graduated from Edwardes College
in the city. Later, he obtained an LLB degree from the Aligarh Muslim College
in India. As a young man, Fida Mohammad Khan took part in the independence movement. As Pakistan Muslim League (PML) Peshawar chapter president, he played a role in the 1947 referendum in the NWFP in which majority of voters opted for their province to become part of Pakistan. The controversial referendum was rejected and boycotted by nationalists led by Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan.
He also remained active in the Muslim League National Guards and Muslim Students Federation. He subsequently served as central and provincial president of the PML. Twice during his political career, Fida Mohammad Khan was elected member of the Senate. However, he never contested an assembly election. During General Ziaul Haq's martial law regime, he served as federal housing... Read More