Abdur Rab Nishtar

Pakistani politician

Sardar Abdur Rab Nishtar (13 June 1899 – 14 February 1958; Pashto: سردار عبد الرب نښتر‎) was a Muslim League stalwart, a Pakistan movement leader and activist and later on a Pakistani politician from North-West Frontier Province (present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa).

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  • Sardar Abdul Rab Nishtar was reported to have said that Pakistan could only be achieved by shedding blood and, if opportunity arose, the blood of non-Muslims must be shed, for “ Muslims are no believers in ahimsa'
    • Khosla GD (1989) Stern Reckoning: A Survey of Events Leading Up To and Following the Partition of India, Oxford University Press, Delhi, [1] also quoted in M.A. Khan Islamic Jihad: A legacy of forced conversion, imperialism and slavery (2011)

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