Introduction

A medical practitioner and politician, Dr. Ghulam Hussain was a close ally of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and the co-founder of the Pakistan People’s Party, ex-General Secretary of the PPP, also one of the writers of Pakistan's first

Dr. Ghulam Hussain


Professional Achievements


A medical practitioner and politician, Dr. Ghulam Hussain was a close ally of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto and the co-founder of the Pakistan People’s Party, ex-General Secretary of the PPP, also one of the writers of Pakistan's first constitution in 1973.

He practised as a doctor in Mandi Bahauddin for some time and gained popularity for his charity work. He joined Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto's Pakistan People’s Party. He won election and became a Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan (MNA) and later a Minister. He was arrested and deported by Gen Zia-ul-Haq in the early 1980s.

Dr. Ghulam Hussain was born in the village of Jammarghal, union council Dara Pur, Tehsil & District Jhelum. His father Haji Muhammed Akbar was a farmer who had three sons Ghulam Hussain, Ghulam Mustafa and Ghulam Ahmad and two daughters.

The boys attended school in the village of Chakri three miles away every day. Ghulam Hussain top of his middle school, Chakri Rajgaan Tehsil Jhelum, in 1952, then matriculated from Muslim Model High School, Lahore. He finished his high school in 1954 and then joined Government College Lahore where he gained a BSc in biology in 1958. He graduated with an MBBS from King Edward Medical College Lahore in 1963.

He started medical practice at Mandi Bahauddin in 1963, because this was the nearest town from his village. He used to visit his native area on every Friday and treated free of cost. He started to organize Kissan Council of his native area in 1964.