East Bengal - Provincial Government

Provincial Government

After absorption into the Dominion of Pakistan, the province of East Pakistan (former East Bengal) was administered by a ceremonial Governor and an indirectly-elected Chief Minister. During the year from May 1954 to August 1955, executive powers were exercised by the Governor and there was no Chief Minister.

Tenure Governor of East Bengal
15 August 1947 - 31 March 1950 Sir Frederick Chalmers
31 March 1950 - 31 March 1953 Sir Feroz Khan Noon
31 March 1953 - 29 May 1954 Chaudhry Khaliquzzaman
29 May 1954 - May 1955 Iskandar Ali Mirza
May 1955 - June 1955 Muhammad Shahabuddin (acting)
June 1955 - 14 October 1955 Amiruddin Ahmad
14 October 1955 Province of East Bengal dissolved
Tenure Chief Minister of East Bengal Political Party
15 August 1947 - 14 September 1948 Khawaja Nazimuddin Muslim League
14 September 1948 - 3 April 1954 Nurul Amin Muslim League
3 April 1954 - 29 May 1954 A. K. Fazlul Huq United Front
29 May 1954 - August 1955 Governor's Rule
August 1955 - 14 October 1955 Abu Hussain Sarkar Krishak Sramik Party
14 October 1955 Province of East Bengal dissolved

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