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Sir Saiyid Ali Imam

(1869-1932), Barrister and Prime Minister of Hyderabad Decan

Sitter in 4 portraits
Born in the village of Neora near Patna, Sir Ali Imam was educated in England. When he returned to Patna in 1917, he took a position as a Judge at Patna High Court. He also served as chief minister of the princely state of Hyderabad, British India and was a law member in the Imperial legislative Council. British India gave him the title of 'Sir'. In 1908 Sir Ali Imam was elected as the President of Muslim League at Amritsar Annual Session, in addition he served as President for the Nationalist Muslims Conference at Lucknow (1931). He played a pivotal role in the formation of the Constitution of Bihar as a separate province.

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Sir Saiyid Ali Imam, by Bassano Ltd - NPG x120767

Sir Saiyid Ali Imam

by Bassano Ltd
whole-plate glass negative, 13 January 1921
NPG x120767


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Asif Ahmed

14 January 2018, 00:52

His great great grandson is Professor Asif Ahmed FRSB, who is the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Health at Aston University and the founder and inaugural Executive Dean of Aston Medical School.

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