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Choudhary Rahmat Ali

Pakistani politician

Chaudhry Rahmat Ali or Rehmat Ali Khan (November 16, 1897 - February 12, 1951) was an Indian Muslim who was one of the first people to ask for the creation of the state of Pakistan. He is famous for coining the name, or term "Pakistan" on January 28, 1933.

In Pakistan he has considerable importance. His articles are taught in the course books of Pakistani schools[source?].


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