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Sir Mian Muhammad Shafi.

S/o : Mian Nizam Din.

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" Sir Mian Muhammad Shafi was born at Baghbanpur near Lahore; his father Mian Din Muhammad* belongs to an aristocratic Family. Shafi was educated at Govt. College as well as Forman Christian College, Lahore. Later he qualified for the Bar. .......... in 1917, was elected president of the Punjab Chief Bar Association.

Shafi promoted the cause of Indian Muslims through educational progress and political organisation when a trustee of M.A.O College, Aligarh as well as a memmber of its governing body; and later, as Vice-president of the ALL INDIA MUSLIM UNIVERSITY ASSOCIATION. As Education Member of the Government of India, he was responsible for the Muslim University (Aligarh) Bill, Which he later piloted successfully through the IMPERIAL LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. Presiding over the Lukhnow session of the ALL INDIA MUSLIM LEAGUE in 1913, Shafi apposed joint electorates.

... In 1909, and again in 1912, Shafi was nominated to the PROVINCIAL LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL. In 1911, 1914, 1917, he was a Member of IMPERIAL LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL too. After World War-I (1914-18), Shafi was nominated a Member of the Governor-General's Executive Council, acting as its Vice-president from 1922 to 1925. He was Member of Education and Health and later also for Law."

"A Dictionary of Modern Indian History (1707-1947)" by Parshotam Mehra.

* Sir Mian Shafi was son of Mian Nizam Din. ( Hassan)