Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah, *-1982, Chief Minister of Kashmir, Leader of the National Conference Party, Speech to the Constituent Assembly
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Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah was a Kashmiri politician who played a central role in the politics of Jammu and Kashmir, the northernmost Indian state. The self-styled "Sher-e-Kashmir" (lion of kashmir), Abdullah was the founding leader of the Jammu & Kashmir National Conference and the 2nd Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir. He agitated against the rule of the Maharaja Hari Singh and urged self-rule for Kashmir.