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Mehdi Nawaz Jung Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 28, 2017

Short Biography

Mehdi Nawaz Jung was born on 23-05-1894 in Hyderabad in the state of Telangana, India. He was an Indian Administrator, Politician & Governor.

Other Name: Nawab Mehdi Nawaz Jung, Baba Mian, Syed Mohammed Mehdi
Other Professions: Politician Governor

Mehdi Nawaz Jung Complete Bio & Career

Mehdi Nawaz Jung was an Indian Bureaucrat who was the man who gifted the city of Hyderabad with the beautiful area “Banjara Hills”. He was brought up in Hyderabad Deccan in a small area, Darulshifa. Belonging to a middle-class family, he lived a very simple childhood. He died at the age of 73 in the year 1967.
He started his career in 1915-1916 as a public servant in the H.E.H Nizam Service. He acted as the first commissioner of the Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. The elections of 1952 brought him a huge victory from the Hyderabad constituency, as the majority was in his favour. He served the Andhra Pradesh Government for a number of years, lending his services in different portfolios like the departments of road and buildings, public works and irrigation and power supply. His services brought a change in the state.
The Indian Council of Social Welfare was established by him and he was the first president of the Council. Niloufer Hospital was a great contribution by him to the society. The first cancer hospital in India was established by him as the Mehdi Nawaz Jung Institute of Oncology, which treated thyroid cancer using ablation of Radio-Iodine. The central government currently funds this centre. He also served as the Governor of Gujarat.

Honours & Awards

Padma Vibhushan Civilian Award 1965 Public Affairs

He was awarded the Civilian Award, Padma Vibhushan in the year 1965 for his distinguished services in Public Affairs.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Mehdi Nawaz Jung died on 28-06-1967 in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. He died at age of 73.

DEATHDAY 28 June,1967 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Hyderabad, Telangana

Mehdi Nawaz Jung Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was the son of a very religious man, Moulvi Syed Abbas Ali. He married Tahira Begum and has four sons.

Life's Important Dates Of Mehdi Nawaz Jung

Mehdi Nawaz Jung Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Mehdi Nawaz Jung was 73 years 1 month & 5 days old age.