Sadiq Ali (freedom fighter)
Sadiq Ali (1910–17 April 2001) Born in Udaipur in Rajasthan, India, he was a freedom fighter. He left home at a young age to pursue his studies at Allahabad University and then joined the freedom struggle and was jailed several times.
|5th Governor of Tamil Nadu|
4 November 1980 – 3 September 1982
|Chief Minister||M. G. Ramachandran|
|Preceded by||M. M. Ismail (Acting)|
|Succeeded by||Sundar Lal Khurana|
|9th Governor of Maharashtra|
30 April 1977 – 3 November 1980
|Chief Minister||Shankarrao Chavan|
A. R. Antulay
|Preceded by||Ali Yavar Jung|
|Succeeded by||Om Prakash Mehra|
|Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha|
4 November 1958 – 2 April 1970
Udaipur, British India
(Now in Rajasthan, India)
|Died||17 April 2001 (aged 90–91)|
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Alma mater||University of Allahabad, |
Aligarh Muslim University
During his studies, he saw the Nehru family in Allahabad closely leading the freedom movement and since then you started participating in activities with the Congress in the national movement.
He organized a dharna at the Allahabad University to boycott foreign goods and liquor. Then the British government arrested and sent to jail.
In 1930, Gandhi's salt law was disregarded and then jailed. He was Office Secretary and then Permanent Secretary of the AICC from 1936 to 1948. During 1942 he stayed with Gandhiji at the Sevagram Ashram and focused on Khadi village industry. In 1943, he was sentenced to two years under a personal satyagraha.
In 1947, he strongly opposed the partition of India and criticized the Muslim League's Two Nation Theory. You entered politics after independence.
General Secretary from 1958 to 1962 and again 1964–1969. He was a member of the Provisional Parliament from 1950 to 1952 and of Rajya Sabha from 1957 to 1970 He was also Chief Editor of the AICC Economic Review from 1958 to 1962 and 1964–1969.
Ali served as President of the Indian National Congress (O) from 1971 to 1973, Governor of Maharashtra from 1977 to 1980, Governor of Tamil Nadu from 1980 to 1982, Chairman Rajghat Samadhi Committee, New Delhi 1992–96.
He continued to be Chairman of the Gandhi Smarak Sangrahalaya Samiti since 1985, and Chairman of the Gandhi National Memorial Fund since 1990 Chairman Sardar Patel Memorial Trust and Council for Communal Harmony.
His well received publications include: A Survey towards Socialist thinking in the Congress, Democracy and National Integration. The Vision of Swaraj, etc.
He died on 17 April 2001.