Hamoodur Rahman

Politician

1910 – 1975

16 Views

Who was Hamoodur Rahman?

Chief Justice Hamoodur Rahman was an East Pakistani jurist who was the seventh Chief Justice of Pakistan and the vice-chancellor of the Dhaka University as well as professor of law at the Karachi University. Hailed from East-Pakistan, Hamoodur Rahman retained his Pakistani citizenship even after the war and independence of Bangladesh. Hamoodur Rahman gained international and public fame when he was named by the Zulfikar Ali Bhutto's Government as the Chairman of the Hamoodur Rahman Commission. The Commission, under Chief Justice of Pakistan Chief Justice Hamoodur Rahman, investigated and was very critical to the role of Pakistan Armed Forces in Politics.

Chief Justice Hamoodur Rahman remained a respectable and honorable name in Pakistan's judiciary, and he was publicly hailed by the Chief Justice Khalil-ur-Rehman Ramday. His commission's fact finding and, even for his personal role, is widely regarded as the most honorable commission that was investigated by a Bengali Chief Justice, in spite of East-Pakistan disaster.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
Nov 1, 1910
Chittagong
Also known as
  • Judge Hamoodur Rahman
Nationality
  • Pakistan
Profession
Education
  • University of London
  • University of Calcutta
  • St. Xavier's College, Calcutta
Died
Oct 31, 1975
Pakistan

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Hamoodur Rahman." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 5 Dec. 2021. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/hamoodur_rahman>.

Discuss this Hamoodur Rahman biography with the community:

0 Comments


    Browse Biographies.net