Amanullah Khan (activist)

Kashmiri separatist
Amanullah khan in June 2009

Amanullah Khan (24 August 1934 – 26 April 2016) was a Pakistani activist and writer. He was born in Astore. He was the founding leader of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front. It was a pro-independence militant activist group in the former state of Jammu and Kashmir.

He was the co-founder of the Kashmir Independent Committee in 1963. He was elected Secretary General of JK Plebiscite Front (PF) in 1965. He Co-founded the JK National Liberation Front (NLF) with Maqbool Bhat.

Khan died on 26 April 2016 at a hospital from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, aged 82.[1][2]


  1. M. Saleem Pandit (26 April 2016). "Amanullah Khan, architect of Kashmir militancy, dies". Times of India. Retrieved 26 April 2016.
  2. "JKLF founder Amanullah Khan passes away in Pakistan". DNA 26 April 2016. Retrieved 26 April 2016.

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