Abdul Jabbar Khan

Justice Abdul Jabbar Khan (30 June 1902 – 23 April 1984) was the 6th Speaker of the National Assembly of Pakistan.[1] He was preceded by Fazlul Qadir Chaudhry.

Abdul Jabbar Khan
আব্দুল জব্বার খান
6th Speaker of the National Assembly
In office
12 June 1965 – 25 March 1969
DeputyFazal Ilahi Chaudhry
Preceded byFazlul Qadir Chaudhry
Succeeded byZulfikar Ali Bhutto
Personal details
Born(1902-06-30)30 June 1902
Baherchar, Bengal Presidency, British India
Died23 April 1984(1984-04-23) (aged 81)
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Political partyMuslim League (Before 1962)
Convention Muslim League (1962–1969)
Alma materUniversity of Dhaka

Early lifeEdit

He was born on 1 January 1902 in Baher char, Barisal. He graduated from Barisal Zila School in 1919 and two years later from Brojomohun College. He did his undergraduate and graduate studies from the Dhaka University.[1]


In 1929 he joined the judicial branch of Bengal Civil Service. In his career he served as the subordinate judge, additional district judge and district judge and a justice of the Dhaka High Court. He started his political career in 1962 with the Muslim league and in 1964 he was made the president of the East Pakistan wing of the Muslim League. In 1965 he was elected to the Pakistan National Assembly from Barisal. he went on to be elected Speaker of the National Assembly.[1]


He died on 23 April 1984 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Khan, Muazzam Hussain (2012). "Khan, Justice Abdul Jabbar". In Islam, Sirajul; Jamal, Ahmed A. (eds.). Banglapedia: National Encyclopedia of Bangladesh (Second ed.). Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
Political offices
Preceded by
Fazlul Qadir Chaudhry
Speaker of the National Assembly
Succeeded by
Zulfikar Ali Bhutto