Fateh Muhammad Khan Karelvi

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Original short description: "Kashimiri politician"

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Sardar Fateh Muhammad Khan Karelvi was a Kashmiri politician. He was born into a Domaal Rajputs tribe in Karela Majhan, Mendhar tehsil, Poonch, son of Sardar Feroze Khan. He joined the Poonch police service as a sergeant but resigned to play an active political role in the Muslim Conference of Jammu and Kashmir. Later (1935) he was elected as a member of the Jammu and Kashmir Praja Sabha (People's Assembly) from the Mendhar tehsil in Poonch.[no citations needed here]

He fought during the First Kashmir War against the Dogra army with Baba-e-Poonch Khansahib Colonel Khan Muhammad Khan and General Raja Sakhi Daler Khan Mangral, defeating the Dogra forces.

His son Sardar Sikandar Hayat Khan twice became the president and the prime minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir. His other son Sardar Naeem Khan is former minister of Jammu & Kashmir. His grand son Sardar Farooq Sikander is minister of Azad Jammu & Kashmir (2016-2021)


  • Tareekh-e-Iqwam-e-Poonch, Muhammad Din Foq
  • Yagaan-e-Kashmir, Dr. Ghulam Hussain Azhar
  • Memoirs, Muhammad Shafi Khan